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Historic American Roads,
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General U.S. Migration Maps

Northeastern U.S. Migration Routes

Routes to Virginia, the Carolinas, & Georgia

Trans-Appalachian Migration Routes

Routes to the North-Central Lake Plains

Routes to the Southeastern Gulf Plains

Routes to the Central Plains States

Routes to the American Southwest

Routes to the Western Mountain States

Routes to the Pacific Coast

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Northeastern U.S. Migration Routes

Northeastern U.S. Migration Routes

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Generally these routes are defined as having their terminus in present day Maine, New Hampshire, Vermont, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, Connecticut, New York, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Delaware, and Maryland.

We have an image archive for the following specific historic routes.   Follow links to the galleries you would like to view.

General Maps and Images of Historic Northeastern U.S. Routes

Bay Path

Boston Post Road

Braddock’s Road

Burd’s Road

Catawissa Path

Catskill Turnpike

Gist’s Trace

Great Indian War & Trading Path (PA)

Great Genesee Road

Great Island Path

Great Shamokin Path

Greenwood Road

Iroquois Trail / Mohawk Turnpike

Juniata Path

King’s Highway (Maine)

Mohawk Trail

Pennsylvania (Forbes) Road

Portage Road

Tulpehocken Path

Tuscarora Path

Ulster & Delaware Turnpike

Venango Path

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Routes to Virginia, the Carolinas, and Georgia

Routes to Virginia, the
 Carolinas, & Georgia

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Generally these routes are defined as having their terminus in present  day Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, and Georgia.

We have an image archive for the following specific historic routes.   Follow links to the galleries you would like to view.

General Maps and Images of Routes to VA, NC, SC, and GA

   Fall Line Road

Great Indian War & Trading Path (GA)

   Great Wagon Road

   King’s Highway

Occaneechi Trading Path

Richmond Road

   Upper Road

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Trans-Appalachian Migration Routes

Historic  Trans-Appalachian  Routes

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Generally these routes are defined as having their terminus

in present day Kentucky, Tennessee, and West Virginia.

We have an image archive for the following specific historic routes.   Follow links to the galleries you would like to view.

General Maps and Images of Trans-Appalachian Routes

Avery’s Trace

Cisca-St. Augustine Trail

Daniel Boone’s Trail

Great Indian War & Trading Path (TN)

Great Indian War & Trading Path (WV)

James River & Kanawha Turnpike

Jonesborough Road

Knoxville Road

Logan’s Trace

Maysville-Lexington Turnpike

McColloch’s Path

Nashville Road

Ohio River Connection Route

Old Walton Road

Richmond Road

Wilderness Road

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Routes to the North-Central Lakes Plains

Routes to the North-Central Lakes Plains

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Generally these routes are defined as having their terminus in

present day Michigan, Ohio, Indiana, Illinois, and Wisconsin.

We have an image archive for the following specific historic routes.   Follow links to the galleries you would like to view.

General Maps and Images of Routes to the North-Central Lakes Plains

Chicago Road

French-Indian Trail

Lac Vieux Desert Trail

   Mackinac Trail

   National Road

   Old Michigan Road

   Old Sauk Trail

Shiawassee Trail

State Road

Wayne Trace

Wetzel Trace

   Zane’s Trace

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Routes to the Southeastern Gulf Plains

Routes to the Southeastern Gulf Plains

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Generally these routes are defined as having their terminus

 in present day Arkansas, Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama,

Florida, as well as eastern Texas and Oklahoma.

We have an image archive for the following specific historic routes.   Follow links to the galleries you would like to view.

General Maps and Images of Routes to the Southeastern Gulf Plains

Chickasaw Trail

   El Camino De Los Tejas

   Federal Road (Creek Lands)

   Jackson’s Military Road

   Natchez Trace

   Old Alabama Road

     Southwest Trail

   Trail of Tears

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Routes to the Central Plains States

Routes to the Central Plains States

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Generally these routes are defined as having their terminus

in present day North Dakota, South Dakota, Minnesota,

 Nebraska, Kansas, Iowa, Minnesota, Missouri, as well

as parts of Oklahoma, Texas, and Colorado.

We have an image archive for the following specific historic routes.   Follow links to the galleries you would like to view.

General Maps and Images of Routes to the Central Plains States

Boone’s Lick Road

   Chisholm Trail

  Old Yankton Road

  Red River Trails

Western Cattle Trail

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Routes to the American Southwest

Routes to the American Southwest

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Generally these routes are defined as having their terminus

in present day Arizona, New Mexico, West Texas, as well

as southern Nevada, Utah, and Colorado.

We have an image archive for the following specific historic routes.   Follow links to the galleries you would like to view.

General Maps and Images of Routes to the American Southwest

Bradshaw Trail

   El Camino Real de Tierra Adentro

     Mojave Road

     Santa Fe Trail

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Trails to the Western Mountain States

Routes to the Western Mountain States

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Generally these routes are defined as having their terminus

in present day Utah, Wyoming, Montana, Idaho;

northern  Nevada and western Colorado.

We have an image archive for the following specific historic routes.   Follow links to the galleries you would like to view.

General Maps and Images of Trails to the Western Mountain States

Cherokee Trail

   Child’s Cutoff

   Goodale’s Cutoff

   Goodnight-Loving Trail

   Hudspeth’s Cutoff

   Kelton Road

   Lander Road

   Leavenworth & Pike’s Peak Express

   Mormon Trail

   Sublette-Greenwood Cutoff

   Trapper’s Trail

   Whitman Trail

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Trails to the Pacific Coast

Routes to the Pacific Coast

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Generally these routes are defined as having

their terminus in present day California,

Oregon, and Washington.

We have an image archive for the following specific historic routes.   Follow links to the galleries you would like to view.

General Maps and Images of Trails to the Pacific Coast

Applegate Trail

   Butterfield Overland Trail

   California Trail

   De Anza Trail

Klondike Gold Rush Trails

    Old Spanish Trail

  Oregon Trail

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