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Our bookstore is the best one-stop source for unique books, maps, videos, gifts and other materials related to the American West and the frontier. You will find material on western exploration, overland migration, the military and their forts, the telegraph and mail transportation as well asNative Americans, Lewis and Clark, Mountain Men, the Pony Express, or in reading accounts and diaries of emigrants traveling the California Trail, the Oregon Trail, the Santa Fe Trail, the Overland Trail, the Cherokee Trail, and the Mormon Pioneer Trail.

Featured Products

Bruff's Wake

Author: Harold James. Softcover 64 imagesThe story of J. Goldsborough Bruff's overland journey to the California Gold Rush his experiences in ...

Our Faces Are Westward: The 1852 Oregon Trail Journey of Edward Allen

Authors: Dennis M. Larsen and Karen L. JohnsonSoftcoverIn 1852 a sickly Edward Jay Allen traveled to Council Bluffs Iowa and joined ...


Virginia Dale Stage Station

Located in Virginia Dale, Colorado, it is maintained by the Virginia Dal ...

Bear River Massacre Site

Timed to coincide with the sesquicentennial commemoration of Idaho Terri ...

Join The Colorado/Cherokee Trail Chapter of OCTA

The mission of the Colorado/Cherokee Trail Chapter of OCTA is to protect ...

Update on the Petition to Stop Digger Shows

In December 2013, we reported on the various "digger" shows currently ai ...

National Park Service Launches New Online Exhibits

Our colleagues in the NPS announced that several new online trail exhibi ...

OCTA Activities

OCTA 2014 Annual Convention

Aug 05, 2014

Idaho Chapter OCTA Spring Meeting

May 03, 2014

CA-NV Chapter OCTA Spring Meeting and Symposium

Apr 25, 2014

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