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==== Maps of Early America  ====
 
==== Maps of Early America  ====
  
*[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.tennessee.gov/tsla/exhibits/myth/images/DB_and_the_Wilderness_Road_p341.jpg Map of the Wilderness Road]<br>
*[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.sgarner349.com/migration_routes_from_pennsylvan.htm Migration Routes from Pennsylvania to Virginia]<br>
*[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.family-genealogy.com/Braddocksroad.aspx Pennsylvania Road, Great Road, and Braddock’s Road]<br>
*[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>
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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>
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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>
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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]
  
 
==== Miscellaneous Roads/Trails  ====
 
==== Miscellaneous Roads/Trails  ====
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===== 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.  
 
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.  
  
*[http://www.cyndislist.com/migration Cyndi’s List - Migration Routes, Roads &amp; Trails]<br>  
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*Cyndi’s List - [http://www.cyndislist.com/migration Migration Routes, Roads and Trails]<br>
*[http://www.cob-net.org/docs/brethrenlife_migrations.htm Church of the Brethren Network - Brethren Life - Brethren Migrations]<br>
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===== Church of the Brethren Migrtions  =====
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*Church of the Brethren Network - Brethren Life - [http://www.cob-net.org/docs/brethrenlife_migrations.htm Brethren Migrations]<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:  
 
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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| [http://homepages.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~maggieoh/Migrate/merle1.htm Bullskin Road ]<br>  
 
| [http://homepages.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~maggieoh/Migrate/merle1.htm Bullskin Road ]<br>  
| [[Forbes Road|Forbes Road]]<br>
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| [https://familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/Forbes_Road Forbes Road]<br>
 
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| [[Zane's Trace|Zane Trace]]<br>  
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| [https://familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/Zane%27s_Trace Zane Trace]<br>  
| [[Wilderness Road|Wilderness Road]]<br>
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| [https://familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/Wilderness_Road Wilderness Road]<br>
 
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| [http://www.galliagenealogy.org/History/kanawha.htm The Kanawha Trace]<br>  
 
| [http://www.galliagenealogy.org/History/kanawha.htm The Kanawha Trace]<br>  
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==== [http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~gentutor/trails.html RoadTrails: Early American Trails and Roads] ====
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==== Road Trails  ====
  
This site provides introductory paragraph summaries and map sketches of 18 roads and trails:  
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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:  
  
 
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| National Road<br>
 
| National Road<br>
 
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| [[California Trail|California Trail]]<br>  
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| [https://familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/California_Trail California Trail]<br>  
| [[Oregon Trail|Oregon Trail]]<br>
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| [https://familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/Oregon_Trail Oregon Trail]<br>
 
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| Fall Line Road<br>  
 
| Fall Line Road<br>  
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| Federal Road<br>  
 
| Federal Road<br>  
| [[Santa Fe Trail|Santa Fe Trail]]<br>
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| [https://familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/Santa_Fe_Trail Santa Fe Trail]<br>
 
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| Great Wagon Road<br>  
 
| Great Wagon Road<br>  
 
| Trail of Tears<br>
 
| Trail of Tears<br>
 
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| [[King's Highway|King’s Highway]]<br>  
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| [https://familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/King%27s_Highway King’s Highway]<br>  
 
| Upper Road<br>
 
| Upper Road<br>
 
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| Wilderness Road<br>
 
| Wilderness Road<br>
 
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| [[Mormon Trail|Mormon Trail]]<br>  
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| [https://familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/Mormon_Trail Mormon Trail]<br>  
 
| Zane’s Trace <br>
 
| Zane’s Trace <br>
 
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==== &nbsp;[http://noel.mcn.org/Westmoreland/MigrationTrails.htm The Main Indian Paths And Migration Trails in Pennsylvania ]<br> ====
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==== Pennsylvania Indian Paths  ====
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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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<br> ____________________________________________________________ <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>  
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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.