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(Encyclopedia) Trail, city (1991 pop. 7,919), SE British Columbia, Canada, on the Columbia River just N of the Wash. border. It is a metal-smelting center for a mining area that produces lead, zinc,?

The Trails of Westward Expansion

The Question: I would like information about the Totem Trail, probably used by pioneers in the 1900's. Where did it start? Did it go south to north or east?

Brewer's: Trail

The trail of the serpent is over them all. Sin has set his mark on all. (Thomas Moore: Paradise and the Peri.) Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894Traitors'?

Bozeman Trail

(Encyclopedia) Bozeman Trail: see under Bozeman, John M.

Appalachian Trail

(Encyclopedia) Appalachian Trail, officially Appalachian National Scenic Trail, hiking path, 2,144 mi (3,450 km) long, passing through 14 states, E United States. Conceived in 1921 by Benton MacKaye?

Overland Trail

(Encyclopedia) Overland Trail, any of several trails of westward migration in the United States. The term is sometimes used to mean all the trails westward from the Missouri to the Pacific and?

Oregon Trail

(Encyclopedia) Oregon Trail, overland emigrant route in the United States from the Missouri River to the Columbia River country (all of which was then called Oregon). The pioneers by wagon train did?

trailing arbutus

(Encyclopedia) trailing arbutus,&sp;Mayflower, or ground laurel, one of the best-loved American wildflowers, said by Whittier to have been the first blossom seen on these shores by the Pilgrims (?

Mohawk Trail

(Encyclopedia) Mohawk Trail. 1 Old road (c.100 mi/160 km long) in central New York state following the Mohawk River. It was the sole route through the Appalachians by which thousands of settlers?