Great Wagon Road marker

Great Wagon Road marker

A historical marker along the Great Philadelphia Wagon Road -- also referred to simply as the "Great Wagon Road." The plaque reads: 1753 Great Philadelphia Wagon Road The most heavily traveled in Colonial America passed near here, linking areas from the Great Lakes to Augusta, GA. Laid out on animal and Native American Trading & Warrior Paths. Indian treaties of Five Nations in 1685 and 1722 opened Colonial Backcountry for peaceful settlement along this road of the Piedmont.

Great Wagon Road marker
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