Occaneechi Path

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As roads developed in America settlers were attracted to nearby communities because the roads provided access to markets. They could sell their products at distant markets, and buy products made far away. If an ancestor settled near a road, you may be able to trace back to a place of origin on a connecting highway.

Historical Background

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Route

Towns

Counties

Settlers and Records

No lists of settlers who used the Upper Road 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.

External Links

http://www.catawbariverkeeper.org/about-the-catawba/history-of-nations-ford

Sources