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The Pennsylvania Road

Map of the Pennsylvania Road

©1995 by Beverly Whitaker, Genealogy Tutor


Route of the Pennsylvania Road

The Great Conestoga Road and the later Lancaster Pike:
-- Philadelphia, PA
-- Lancaster, PA

The Forbes Road:
-- Harrisburg, PA
-- Chambersburg, PA
-- Ft. Loudon, PA
-- Ft. Littleton, PA
-- Ft. Bedford, PA
-- Ft. Ligonier, PA
-- Ft. Duquesne, PA (Pittsburgh)

The Pennsylvania Road:
After the Lancaster Pike was completed, the Pennsylvania Legislature granted charters to extend it westward to Pittsburgh, following closely the route of the Forbes Road.

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The Pennsylvania Road

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