Independence, MO., FT Laramie and many other "landmarks" in the game are, in fact, real-life historical landmarks. The Hastings Cutoff, in particular, is the trail that led The Donner Party (also called the Donner-Reed Party) down a path of death, starvation, and cannibalism.
There is an interesting documentary on PBS's American Experience that tells the tale of the Donner Party. It's actually a really interesting documentary, and makes you look at the computer game in a whole new way.
If you want to take it a step further, look into how the (east) and west was conquered by the Europeans. After you watch 'The Donner Party,' you can start watching 'We Shall Remain.' It's a five-part series that tells the story of the relationship between Indians and Europeans from the May Flower to modern times. Parts of the documentary describe the wicked relationship that existed between the Indians and the conquering pioneers.
It was also called a "Prairie Schooner"
Yes it’s based in Portland Oregon! 😁
The Oregon Story Tribal Economy - 2001 TV was released on: USA: 2001 (Oregon)
Revelation Trail Lillith's Story - 2010 was released on: USA: 13 April 2010 (internet)
While"Broken Trail" isn't based on a true story per se, it's based on various and sundry events that took place in the Old West from roughly 1866-1900. Just like "Lonesome Dove" is loosely based on the real life sagas of famed Texas Cattlemen Charles Goodnight and Oliver Loving. Example- When Oliver Loving was ambushed by Comanches in New Mexico Territory in 1868, he developed gangrene in his leg and died in Santa Fe. His partner Charlie Goodnight had him placed in a lead lined coffin and then carried his body from Santa Fe to Weatherford, Texas (Outside Fort Worth) to be buried in the family plot. And quite a number of Chinese Women were brought to America on the pretense of "Domestic Workers" but were actually sold into prostitution instead. Also, from the end of the US Civil War until the beginning of WWII, quite a number of wild mustangs were rounded up from South Texas to Western Oregon to be sold to both the US and various Foreign Militaries including Great Britian. So in closing, while "Broken Trail" isn't based on a real story, there are a number of real life events that inspired it.(The person that wrote this mixed it up with Lonesome Dove, Good Ole Boys, and Broken Trail. Broken Trail is basically based on a true story and has an epilogue in the end of the story to tell what happened to the people it was about).
No, Candyman is not based on a true story. It's based on Clive Barker's short story, "The Forbidden."
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yes Marley and me is based on a true story!
The book is based on a true story.
NO, they are not based on a true story.
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If you are talking about the film then the story is based on Rose and Jack.
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No, Vile is not based on a true story.
There is no "Story City" in Oregon. I checked the United States Postal Service website and Google maps. There is a "Story City" in Iowa though. I checked for nicknames of cities and found no area of Oregaon to have that nickname either.