Everyone stopped here on the Oregon Trail

Fort Laramie was THE place to stop on the Oregon Trail. I grew up visiting this fort; it was a pleasure to revisit it and put my historian eyes on it today.

Intro: 0:00
Origins of Fort Laramie: 0:19
Barracks: 1:54
Mormon Trail: 2:21
Tents and canons: 2:51
Everyday life in the 1800s: 3:42
Trail wagons: 6:29
Officers quarters: 6:58
Embassy to the Northern Plains: 7:45

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The mountains are calling, let me grab a jacket and my kids.

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