Map Guide to American Migration Routes, 1735-1815; by William Dollarhide; ISBN: 1877677744; 8.5x11; perfect bound; b&w; Item # A0140
Family researchers need to locate and understand the early American migration routes their ancestors may have traveled. In this book, acclaimed author, William Dollarhide, shows these early roadways with well-researched and consistently drawn maps. Dollarhide's guide begins with the King's Highway of 1735 from Boston to Charleston and ends with the roads that resulted from the War of 1812 in the Old Southwest. These maps provide critical information for researchers trying to locate the passages of early migration in America.
The Following is from the Table of Contents:
Colonial Roads to 1750
Colonial Roads, 1750-1775
Roads to the Ohio Country
Roads to the Old Southwest
Notes and References
Maps and Illustrations
These maps can be used as a method of understanding the places where ancestors may have passed or settled in route to their final destination, giving certain clues to where family records are kept today.
This book is invaluable for anyone doing colonial historical or genealogical research - and one that I would not be without!
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