The Oregon Trail Import
In 1843, a former U.S. senator leads a wagon train of settlers to Oregon, but his megalomania leads to growing dissatisfaction with his leadership.
The Oregon Trail - Full Color Episodes from the NBC Vaults! Over 12 Hours! In 1842, widower Evan Thorpe (Rod Taylor) and his three children leave their Illinois farm and join a wagon train heading west into the Oregon Territories to make a new life for themselves. Along the way they must deal with Indian marauders, storms, con men and more! The show also starred Andrew Stevens, Tony Becker and Gina Marie Smika as Thorpe's children joined by an impressive guest cast including Kim Hunter, Claude Akins and William Smith.
The thousands of pioneers who trekked to Oregon solidified America's claim that it was a two-ocean nation. Follow Manifest Destiny's self-fulfilling prophecy.