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Oregon National Historic Trail marker is a triangle-shaped sign featuring a brown or black covered wagon against a yellow background

Oregon and California National Historic Trails 2021 Highlights

The Oregon-California Trails Association (OCTA) provided the following highlights for the Oregon and California NHTs during the 2021 calendar year: Education, Interpretation and Cultural Expression OCTA partnered with the Amargosa Conservancy to win a California Humanities Council grant and the end result is a 25-minute…

2020 Oregon and California National Historic Trails Highlights

Oregon-California Trails Association (OCTA) OUTREACH Internet —  OCTA’s intern created approximately 20 videos for its YouTube Channel to help increase outreach efforts. OCTA launched a new Trails Head website with interactive map of the KC area. OCTA increased its Facebook following from 2000 followers to…

2019 Oregon and California National Historic Trails Highlights

Oregon-California Trails Association (OCTA) OUTREACH Technology — OCTA launched a new website (gateway-octa.org), which contains over 200 original trail diaries from those who jumped off from St. Joseph, MO, plus over 200 Pony Express documents and an interactive map that details the trail-related businesses found…

National historic trails landmark Scotts Bluff is 100

By: Kayla J. Gasker, Park Ranger – Centennial Coordinator, National Park Service – Scotts Bluff National Monument While the history of the Oregon, California, Mormon Pioneer, and Pony Express national historic trails have been cemented in the cultural identity of the United States since their inception,…