Trails West Mark Simmons

ISBN: 9780870442728

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207 pages


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Trails West  by  Mark  Simmons

Trails West by Mark Simmons
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A photographic adventure presented by the National Geographic Society of the trails of the Old West. Follow the Santa Fe Trail with its Native American and Spanish flairs of ceremony and rich colors. Then face the Oregon Trail as the life of tradersMoreA photographic adventure presented by the National Geographic Society of the trails of the Old West. Follow the Santa Fe Trail with its Native American and Spanish flairs of ceremony and rich colors. Then face the Oregon Trail as the life of traders and settlers of the 1850s is spectacularly illustrated. The Mormon Trail shows the Exodus to Zion amidst the lush prairie grasslands.

The California Trail follows with incredible photographs of the diverse landscape and true stories of the adventures facing those who took this route. The Gila Trail lead from El Paso, Texas across the desert to San Diego and Southern California.

Finally the Bozeman Trail chronicles the advent of a cross country railroad through Wyoming and Idaho. Several forts were erected to protect settlers from Native Americans fighting to retain their homelands. The stories are thrilling and the photographs spectacularly picture the land and it is and what the settlers would have encountered over 150 years ago.



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