Minnesota Experience

Trailheads: The Oregon Trail’s Origins

Season 3 Episode 10 | 23m 39s | Video has closed captioning.

"Trailheads: The Oregon Trail’s Origins" travels back to 1971 to tell the surprising story of how a college project from Bill Heinemann, Paul Dillenberger, and Don Rawitsch was donated to the state of Minnesota and its organization MECC and went on to become one of the most celebrated games of all time.

Aired: 03/01/21

Expires: 02/29/24

Rating: NR

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