Conestoga wagon

Also found in: Dictionary, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.
Related to Conestoga wagon: covered wagon
  • noun

Synonyms for Conestoga wagon

a large wagon with broad wheels and an arched canvas top

References in periodicals archive ?
The auction will feature a diverse array of items including books, furnishing, agriculture tools and equipment, prints, engravings, a Conestoga wagon, and an assortment of 19[sup.
Completed in 1839, the bridge was opened to stagecoaches and Conestoga wagons on the 4th of July.
The Conestoga wagon was used to transport heavy loads of freight over long distances.
Brian Druker helped organizers launch a model Conestoga wagon rocket, a replica of the new Team Oregon logo, to heights estimated at 100 feet.
Just as the Conestoga wagon succeeded the Dearborn when Americans headed for the frontier, the Sisters of Loretto are ready to adapt to new vehicles to carry on their frontier work.
The first Arby's, in Boardman Ohio, had just 10 seats and was shaped like a Conestoga wagon
The leaves cover a frame resembling a Conestoga wagon and made from an arched 10-foot-long section of 2-inch-mesh wire fencing.
Our first flag, the first Levi's jeans, and Conestoga wagon covers were all made of hemp canvas," Boucher explained.
16, 17, and 18 on Highway 2 between Woodstock and Paris, a historic settlers route for carriages and wagons including the large freight wagons known as Conestoga wagons.
Still, modern ideological revisionists of the left would deny and destroy a simple truth about the West: the men and women who rode west on Conestoga wagons, fought the Indians, domesticated the range, and built the cattle ranches were mostly good Christians and sturdy, daring Americans.
A witty and innovative look at frontier history, Enss's book surveys a broad span of social classes and physical needs in Western dress, from pilgrims in Conestoga wagons to army scouts on patrol.
It's what moved pilgrims to take to their boats, settlers to mount their Conestoga wagons, brave young men to storm the beaches of Normandy in 1944.
Then people like Daniel Boone blazed trails west, through the Appalachians on to the Great Plains and, later, on to the West Coast the Conestoga wagons rolled.
Beautifully illustrated and accurately chronicled, Conestoga Wagons is an intriguing read.
Ask the descendents of the native Americans who were 'crushed beneath the wheels of the rolling Conestoga wagons of the white settlers' if they think the USA was a good thing