Catawba and Northern Trail

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''[[United States|United States]]  [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]  [[United States Migration Internal|Migration]]  [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]  [[US Migration Trails and Roads|Trails and Roads]]  [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]  [[Catawba_and_Northern_Trail|Catawba and Northern Trail]]''  
  
The '''Catawba and Northern Trail''' connected the [http://gaz.jrshelby.com/cherokee-lower.htm Lower Cherokee towns] ([[Lower Cherokee Traders' Path]]) and [[Catawba Indians|Catawba Indian]] villages in the [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Waxhaws Waxhaws] with the [http://www.co.davidson.nc.us/leisure/EarlySettlementsintheYadkinValley.aspx Yadkin River settlements] where it turned into the [[New River and Southern Trail]]. The Catawba and Northern Trail began in [[York County, South Carolina]] and ended in [[Wilkes County, North Carolina]]. The length of that journey was about 100 miles (160 km).  
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[[Image:Catawba and Northern Trail.png|border|right|380px]]The '''Catawba and Northern Trail''' connected the [http://gaz.jrshelby.com/cherokee-lower.htm Lower Cherokee towns] ([[Lower Cherokee Traders' Path]]) and [[Catawba Indians|Catawba Indian]] villages in the [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Waxhaws Waxhaws] with the [http://www.co.davidson.nc.us/leisure/EarlySettlementsintheYadkinValley.aspx Yadkin River settlements] where it turned into the [[New River and Southern Trail]]. The Catawba and Northern Trail began in [[York County, South Carolina]] and ended in [[Wilkes County, North Carolina]]. The length of that journey was about 100 miles (160 km).  
  
 
=== Historical Background  ===
 
=== Historical Background  ===

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The Catawba and Northern Trail connected the Lower Cherokee towns (Lower Cherokee Traders' Path) and Catawba Indian villages in the Waxhaws with the Yadkin River settlements where it turned into the New River and Southern Trail. The Catawba and Northern Trail began in York County, South Carolina and ended in Wilkes County, North Carolina. The length of that journey was about 100 miles (160 km).

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Historical Background

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Route

Counties on the Catawba and Northern Trail.[1]

Connecting trails. The Catawba and Northern Trail forks off north from the Lower Cherokee Traders' Path in York County, South Carolina. The Catawba and Northern Trail heads due north to the Yadkin River settlements (North Carolina) where it joins the New River and Southern Trail in Wilkes County.

Settlers and Records

No lists of settlers who used the Catawba and Northern Trail are known to exist. However, local and county histories along the road may reveal that many of the first pioneer settlers arrived from places to the northeast along the route.

Internet Sites

Sources

  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), 848. (FHL Book 973 D27e 2002). WorldCat entry.