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Recommended Websites
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=== Recommended Websites ===
  
Maps of Early America
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==== Maps of Early America ====
  
Map of the Wilderness Road<br>http://www.tennessee.gov/tsla/exhibits/myth/images/DB_and_the_Wilderness_Road_p341.jpg
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*[http://www.tennessee.gov/tsla/exhibits/myth/images/DB_and_the_Wilderness_Road_p341.jpg Map of the Wilderness Road]<br>  
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*[http://www.sgarner349.com/migration_routes_from_pennsylvan.htm Migration Routes from Pennsylvania to Virginia]<br>
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*[http://www.family-genealogy.com/PennsylvaniaRoad.html The Old Pennsylvania Road. Pennsylvania Road, Great Road, and Braddock’s Road]<br>
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*[http://www.lib.utexas.edu/maps/united_states/exploration_1675.jpg University of Texas Library - Perry-Castañeda Library Map Collection - Exploration &amp; Settlement 1675-1800]<br>
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*[http://www.lib.utexas.edu/maps/united_states/exploration_before_1675.jpg University of Texas Library - Perry-Castañeda Library Map Collection - Exploration &amp; Settlement Before 1675]<br>
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*[http://www.nps.gov/nagpra/DOCUMENTS/ResMap.htm National Park Service - Indian Reservations in the Continental United States]<br>
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*[http://www.clippingdale.org/images/US_Westward_Migration_1775-1860.jpg U.S. Westward Migration, 1775-1860 Map]<br>
  
Migration Routes from Pennsylvania to Virginia<br>http://www.sgarner349.com/migration_routes_from_pennsylvan.htm
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==== Miscellaneous Roads/Trails  ====
  
The Old Pennsylvania Road. Pennsylvania Road, Great Road, and Braddock’s Road<br>http://www.family-genealogy.com/PennsylvaniaRoad.html
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The index in Cyndi’s List plus several “general” websites are introduced in this lesson although some of the roads and trails described appear later in America’s history.  
  
University of Texas Library - Perry-Castañeda Library Map Collection - Exploration &amp; Settlement 1675-1800<br>http://www.lib.utexas.edu/maps/united_states/exploration_1675.jpg
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*[http://www.cyndislist.com/migration Cyndi’s List - Migration Routes, Roads &amp; Trails]<br>  
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*[http://www.cob-net.org/docs/brethrenlife_migrations.htm Church of the Brethren Network - Brethren Life - Brethren Migrations]<br>
  
University of Texas Library - Perry-Castañeda Library Map Collection - Exploration &amp; Settlement Before 1675<br>http://www.lib.utexas.edu/maps/united_states/exploration_before_1675.jpg
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Excellent detailed descriptions of roads used by Brethren Migrations include roads used by others as well. Some of the roads are rarely mentioned in other sources. Also included is a good discussion of river transportation in a section titled, “Originally the River.” The following roads/trails are described at this site:
  
National Park Service - Indian Reservations in the Continental United States<br>http://www.nps.gov/nagpra/DOCUMENTS/ResMap.htm
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{| width="600" cellspacing="1" cellpadding="1" border="1"
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| [http://homepages.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~maggieoh/Migrate/merle1.htm Bullskin Road ]<br>  
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| [[Forbes Road|Forbes Road]]<br>
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| [[Zane's Trace|Zane Trace]]<br>
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| [[Wilderness Road|Wilderness Road]]<br>
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| [http://www.galliagenealogy.org/History/kanawha.htm The Kanawha Trace]<br>
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| Canada Road<br>
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|-
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| Monocacy Road<br>
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| Delaware Road<br>
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|-
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| Valley or Great Wagon Road<br>
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| National Road<br>
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| Carolina Road<br>
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| <br>
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| Braddock Road<br>
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|}
  
U.S. Westward Migration, 1775-1860 Map<br>http://www.clippingdale.org/images/US_Westward_Migration_1775-1860.jpg
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==== [http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~gentutor/trails.html RoadTrails: Early American Trails and Roads]  ====
 
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<br>Miscellaneous Roads/Trails
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The index in Cyndi’s List plus several “general” websites are introduced in this lesson although some of the roads and trails described appear later in America’s history.
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Cyndi’s List - Migration Routes, Roads &amp; Trails<br>http://www.cyndislist.com/migration
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Church of the Brethren Network - Brethren Life - Brethren Migrations<br>http://www.cob-net.org/docs/brethrenlife_migrations.htm
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Excellent detailed descriptions of roads used by Brethren Migrations include roads used by others as well. Some of the roads are rarely mentioned in other sources. Also included is a good discussion of river transportation in a section titled, “Originally the River.” The following roads/trails are described at this site:
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Bullskin Road Forbes Road<br>Zane Trace Wilderness Road<br>The Kanawha Trace Canada Road<br>Monocacy Road Delaware Road<br>Valley or Great Wagon Road National Road<br>Carolina Road Wayne Road<br>Braddock Road
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RoadTrails: Early American Trails and Roads<br>http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~gentutor/trails.html  
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This site provides introductory paragraph summaries and map sketches of 18 roads and trails:  
 
This site provides introductory paragraph summaries and map sketches of 18 roads and trails:  
  
Boston Post Road Natchez Trace<br>Braddock’s Road National Road<br>California Trail Oregon Trail<br>Fall Line Road Pennsylvania Road<br>Federal Road Santa Fe Trail<br>Great Wagon Road Trail of Tears<br>King’s Highway Upper Road<br>Mohawk Trail Wilderness Road<br>Mormon Trail Zane’s Trace
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{| width="600" cellspacing="1" cellpadding="1" border="1"
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|-
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| Boston Post Road<br>
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| Natchez Trace<br>
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|-
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| Braddock’s Road<br>
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| National Road<br>
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|-
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| [[California Trail|California Trail]]<br>
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| [[Oregon Trail|Oregon Trail]]<br>
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|-
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| Fall Line Road<br>
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| Pennsylvania Road<br>
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|-
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| Federal Road<br>
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| [[Santa Fe Trail|Santa Fe Trail]]<br>
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|-
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| Great Wagon Road<br>
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| Trail of Tears<br>
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|-
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| [[King's Highway|King’s Highway]]<br>
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| Upper Road<br>
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|-
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| Mohawk Trail<br>
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| Wilderness Road<br>
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| [[Mormon Trail|Mormon Trail]]<br>
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| Zane’s Trace <br>
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|}
  
The Main Indian Paths And Migration Trails in Pennsylvania http://noel.mcn.org/Westmoreland/MigrationTrails.htm  
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==== &nbsp;[http://noel.mcn.org/Westmoreland/MigrationTrails.htm The Main Indian Paths And Migration Trails in Pennsylvania ]<br>  ====
  
Catawba Path Shamokin Path<br>Old Kittanning Indian Trail Forbes’ Road<br>Braddock’s Road Monocacy Trail<br>Tulpehocken Trail New York to Baltimore Road<br>
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{| width="600" cellspacing="1" cellpadding="1" border="1"
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|-
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| Catawba Path<br>
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| Shamokin Path<br>
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|-
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| Old Kittanning Indian Trail<br>
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| Forbes’ Road<br>
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| Braddock’s Road<br>
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| Monocacy Trail<br>
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| Tulpehocken Trail<br>
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| New York to Baltimore Road<br>
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Information in this Wiki page is excerpted from the online course {{Canadian Newspapers Course}} offered by [http://www.genealogicalstudies.com The National Institute for Genealogical Studies]. To learn more about this course or other courses available from the Institute, see our website. We can be contacted at [mailto:wiki@genealogicalstudies.com wiki@genealogicalstudies.com] <br>  
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Information in this Wiki page is excerpted from the online course United States Migration Patterns offered by [http://www.genealogicalstudies.com The National Institute for Genealogical Studies]. To learn more about this course or other courses available from the Institute, see our website. We can be contacted at [mailto:wiki@genealogicalstudies.com wiki@genealogicalstudies.com] <br>  
  
 
We welcome updates and additions to this Wiki page.  
 
We welcome updates and additions to this Wiki page.  
  
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Revision as of 21:02, 14 June 2013

 
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The original content for this article was contributed by The National Institute for Genealogical Studies in June 2012. It is an excerpt from their course United States Migration Patterns  by Beverly Whitaker, CG. The Institute offers over 200 comprehensive genealogy courses for a fee ($).

Contents

Recommended Websites

Maps of Early America

Miscellaneous Roads/Trails

The index in Cyndi’s List plus several “general” websites are introduced in this lesson although some of the roads and trails described appear later in America’s history.

Excellent detailed descriptions of roads used by Brethren Migrations include roads used by others as well. Some of the roads are rarely mentioned in other sources. Also included is a good discussion of river transportation in a section titled, “Originally the River.” The following roads/trails are described at this site:

Bullskin Road
Forbes Road
Zane Trace
Wilderness Road
The Kanawha Trace
Canada Road
Monocacy Road
Delaware Road
Valley or Great Wagon Road
National Road
Carolina Road

Braddock Road

RoadTrails: Early American Trails and Roads

This site provides introductory paragraph summaries and map sketches of 18 roads and trails:

Boston Post Road
Natchez Trace
Braddock’s Road
National Road
California Trail
Oregon Trail
Fall Line Road
Pennsylvania Road
Federal Road
Santa Fe Trail
Great Wagon Road
Trail of Tears
King’s Highway
Upper Road
Mohawk Trail
Wilderness Road
Mormon Trail
Zane’s Trace

 The Main Indian Paths And Migration Trails in Pennsylvania

Catawba Path
Shamokin Path
Old Kittanning Indian Trail
Forbes’ Road
Braddock’s Road
Monocacy Trail
Tulpehocken Trail
New York to Baltimore Road


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Information in this Wiki page is excerpted from the online course United States Migration Patterns offered by The National Institute for Genealogical Studies. To learn more about this course or other courses available from the Institute, see our website. We can be contacted at wiki@genealogicalstudies.com

We welcome updates and additions to this Wiki page.