3 edition of The story of American roads. found in the catalog.
The story of American roads.
|LC Classifications||HE355 .H3 1950|
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||243|
|LC Control Number||50010476|
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National Emergency Library. Top The story of American roads by Hart, Virginia, Publication date  Topics Roads -- United Pages: OCLC Number: Description: pages, 20 unnumbered pages of plates: illustrations, maps ; 22 cm: Contents: The beginnings --Trails and traces --The first roads --Rolling roads --The Boston Post Road --The Wilderness Road --New frontiers --The Lancaster Pike --The Natchez Trace --Long roads near the ocean --The other side of the mountains --The National Road --The Erie Canal --The.
A brief and breezy glimpse at a number of America's most important routes of travel with short summaries of their historical evolvement from a nearly trackless wilderness.
Among the stories told are those of the early coastal roads of colonial days, the Boston Post Road, the Wilderness Road, the Lancaster Pike, the Natchez Trace, the National Road, also known as the Cumberland Road and more.
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