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=== Historical Braddock's Road ===
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[[Image:Cumberland md braddock road.jpg|right|600x170px|Cumberland md braddock road.jpg]]This road was the first road to cross overland through the Appalachian Mountains. Major General Edward Braddock was given orders by the British government to widen the road which had started to be covered over with foliage .The road was used very little during the Revolutionary War. Braddock took 600 soldiers to work the old road, the road need to be wide enough to accommodate wagons and animals, as well as the siege artillery that they brought along use against For Duquesne. In 1755 they set out from Fort Cumberland through Maryland to Fort Duquesne. The General’s axe men cut a 12-foot road through the trees. The road when through Maryland and Pennsylvania to the Potomac River at Cumberland, Maryland, with the Monongahela River at Turtle Creek which is Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania now.<ref>Wikipedia [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Braddock%27s_Road]</ref> <ref>Braddock's Road - Freepages [http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~gentutor/Braddock.pdf]</ref>
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Carpenter, V.K. Seventh Census of the United States, 1850, Fentress County, Tennessee. (Huntsville, Arkansas: Century Enterprises, Genealogical Service, 1969). - Book online at Google books; FHL book 976.869 X2p 1850
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P. William Filby, ''A Bibliography of American County Histories'' (Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1985), 99–100. {{WorldCat|12356760}}; {{FHL|299450|item|disp=FHL book 973 H23bi}}
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=== Settlers and Records  ===
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There are no records of the settlers who lived by the Braddcock Road. Most of the settlers moved from the from northeast to southwest and around major ports. Local county histories may reveal many of the pioneer settlers arrived from places to the northeast. <ref>Braddock Road Preservation Association [http://www.braddockroadpa.org/]</ref>
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The Braddock Road starts at the junction of Wills Creek by the Potomac River, through Cumberland, Maryland. You travel through mountain peaks and endless Forests until you reach Ohio. <ref>Braddock's Historic Trail [http://www.warforempire.org/visit/braddock_trail.aspx]</ref>
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Latest revision as of 23:13, 26 January 2013

Contents

Historical Braddock's Road

Cumberland md braddock road.jpg
This road was the first road to cross overland through the Appalachian Mountains. Major General Edward Braddock was given orders by the British government to widen the road which had started to be covered over with foliage .The road was used very little during the Revolutionary War. Braddock took 600 soldiers to work the old road, the road need to be wide enough to accommodate wagons and animals, as well as the siege artillery that they brought along use against For Duquesne. In 1755 they set out from Fort Cumberland through Maryland to Fort Duquesne. The General’s axe men cut a 12-foot road through the trees. The road when through Maryland and Pennsylvania to the Potomac River at Cumberland, Maryland, with the Monongahela River at Turtle Creek which is Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania now.[1] [2]


Settlers and Records

There are no records of the settlers who lived by the Braddcock Road. Most of the settlers moved from the from northeast to southwest and around major ports. Local county histories may reveal many of the pioneer settlers arrived from places to the northeast. [3]

Route

The Braddock Road starts at the junction of Wills Creek by the Potomac River, through Cumberland, Maryland. You travel through mountain peaks and endless Forests until you reach Ohio. [4]

Websites

References

  1. Wikipedia [1]
  2. Braddock's Road - Freepages [2]
  3. Braddock Road Preservation Association [3]
  4. Braddock's Historic Trail [4]
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