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Tango01 Supporting Member of TMP17 Aug 2020 10:30 p.m. PST

"The origins of the distinctive horse-drawn freight wagon known as the Conestoga wagon can be traced to the Conestoga River region of Pennsylvania's Lancaster County in the mid- to late-18th century. Conestoga wagons, with their distinctive curved floors and canvas covers arched over wooden hoops, became a common sight over the next century, as they carried farm products to cities and other goods from cities to rural communities, particularly in Pennsylvania and the nearby states of Maryland, Ohio and Virginia but also elsewhere in the United States and in Canada…"
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Tango01 Supporting Member of TMP18 Aug 2020 11:53 a.m. PST

Question: Once the Pilgrims arrived to their new land… what they did with their Conestoga Wagon…?

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