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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>
  
Migration Routes from Pennsylvania to Virginia<br>http://www.sgarner349.com/migration_routes_from_pennsylvan.htm
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*[http://www.sgarner349.com/migration_routes_from_pennsylvan.htm Migration Routes from Pennsylvania to Virginia]<br>
  
The Old Pennsylvania Road. Pennsylvania Road, Great Road, and Braddock’s Road<br>http://www.family-genealogy.com/PennsylvaniaRoad.html
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*[http://www.family-genealogy.com/Braddocksroad.aspx Pennsylvania Road, Great Road, and Braddock’s Road]<br>
  
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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*University of Texas Library - Perry-Castañeda Library Map Collection - [http://www.lib.utexas.edu/maps/united_states/exploration_1675.jpg Exploration and Settlement 1675-1800]<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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*University of Texas Library - Perry-Castañeda Library Map Collection - [http://www.lib.utexas.edu/maps/united_states/exploration_before_1675.jpg Exploration and Settlement Before 1675]<br>
  
National Park Service - Indian Reservations in the Continental United States<br>http://www.nps.gov/nagpra/DOCUMENTS/ResMap.htm
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*[http://www.nps.gov/nagpra/DOCUMENTS/ResMap.htm National Park Service - Indian Reservations in the Continental United States]<br>
  
U.S. Westward Migration, 1775-1860 Map<br>http://www.clippingdale.org/images/US_Westward_Migration_1775-1860.jpg
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*[http://www.clippingdale.org/images/US_Westward_Migration_1775-1860.jpg U.S. Westward Migration, 1775-1860 Map]
  
<br>Miscellaneous Roads/Trails
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==== 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.
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===== Cyndi's List =====
  
Cyndi’s List - Migration Routes, Roads &amp; Trails<br>http://www.cyndislist.com/migration
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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.  
  
Church of the Brethren Network - Brethren Life - Brethren Migrations<br>http://www.cob-net.org/docs/brethrenlife_migrations.htm
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*Cyndi’s List - [http://www.cyndislist.com/migration Migration Routes, Roads and Trails]<br>
  
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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===== Church of the Brethren Migrtions  =====
  
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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*Church of the Brethren Network - Brethren Life - [http://www.cob-net.org/docs/brethrenlife_migrations.htm Brethren Migrations]<br>
  
RoadTrails: Early American Trails and Roads<br>http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~gentutor/trails.html
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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:
  
This site provides introductory paragraph summaries and map sketches of 18 roads and trails:  
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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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| [https://familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/Forbes_Road Forbes Road]<br>
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|-
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| [https://familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/Zane%27s_Trace Zane Trace]<br>
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| [https://familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/Wilderness_Road Wilderness Road]<br>
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|-
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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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|-
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| Carolina Road<br>
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| <br>
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|-
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| Braddock Road<br>
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| <br>
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|}
  
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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==== Road Trails  ====
  
The Main Indian Paths And Migration Trails in Pennsylvania http://noel.mcn.org/Westmoreland/MigrationTrails.htm
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[http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~gentutor/trails.html RoadTrails: Early American Trails and Roads]&nbsp;This site provides introductory paragraph summaries and map sketches of 18 roads and trails:
  
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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| 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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| [https://familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/California_Trail California Trail]<br>
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| [https://familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/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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| [https://familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/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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| [https://familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/King%27s_Highway King’s Highway]<br>
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| Upper Road<br>
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| Mohawk Trail<br>
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| Wilderness Road<br>
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| [https://familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/Mormon_Trail Mormon Trail]<br>
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| Zane’s Trace <br>
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==== Pennsylvania Indian Paths  ====
  
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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[http://noel.mcn.org/Westmoreland/MigrationTrails.htm The Main Indian Paths And Migration Trails in Pennsylvania ]<br>
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{| width="600" cellspacing="1" cellpadding="1" border="1"
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| Catawba Path<br>
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| Shamokin Path<br>
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| Old Kittanning Indian Trail<br>
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| Forbes’ Road<br>
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|-
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| Braddock’s Road<br>
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| Monocacy Trail<br>
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|-
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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 [http://www.genealogicalstudies.com/eng/courses.asp?courseID=211 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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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

Cyndi's List

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.

Church of the Brethren Migrtions

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

Road Trails

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

Pennsylvania Indian Paths

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.