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Conestoga Wagon - A large, heavy wagon which was covered with canvas.  This wagon was favored by emigrants who went to settle in the Far West.  It was usually drawn by oxen, but in the East it was drawn by six or more Conestoga horses.  Called a wagon - tipi by the Indian, it was named for Conestoga, a village in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, where it was first built.

Conestoga Wagon

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