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8:01 am
Sat September 28, 2013

Historical Reenactors Celebrate Oregon Trail, the Video Game

Kobbi R. Blair, Salem Statesman Journal

We’re used to hearing about historical reenactors—those enthusiasts who spend a perfectly good Saturday wearing scratchy woolen war costumes. And on a recent weekend, a new group of reenactors gathered to bring to life the Oregon Trail, that 2,000-mile route from the Missouri River to the great Northwest. But instead of going back to the 19th Century, this group took its inspiration from a more recent era.

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