Historic Santa Fe Trail

Historic Santa Fe Trail

by Mary Einsel

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780615318134
Publisher: Einsel, Mary
Publication date: 02/10/2010
Pages: 170
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.50(d)

About the Author

Mary Betzer Einsel grew up in Coldwater, Kansas. Her best-selling history, Kansas: The Priceless Prairie, was selected to be reproduced in Braille.

Table of Contents

Illustrations

Introduction

Map

1 The Far West Beckons 1

2 Treacherous Journey 7

3 Government Plans 17

4 The Official Survey Starts 29

5 History Galore 55

6 The Influence of the Trail Widens 67

7 Major Events at the Time of the Trail 91

8 Traffic Increases on the Trail 95

9 Bent's Fort 103

10 Iron-Rimmed Wheels Roll West 113

11 Fort Union 131

12 Heavy Freighting and Changing Times 141

13 Notes/Bibliography 155

14 Index 161

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