Wagons Gathering at Independence, MO


Kansas Historical Society

Kansas Historical Society
Topeka, United States

Independence, Missouri was the most popular place for settlers to meet the Oregon Trail. The town served as a trading post where settlers could stock up before beginning their journey. In this image a wagon train camps near Independence before setting further west.


  • Title: Wagons Gathering at Independence, MO
  • Creator: Unknown
  • Date Created: 1840/1860
  • Location Created: Independence, MO
  • Subject Keywords: Oregon Trail

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