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Link to map of Philadelphia Wagon Road of 18th century used by Ratchford-McLeans
Posted by: Ratchford Kin (ID *****6858) Date: February 14, 2008 at 00:17:01
In Reply to: William and Mary Carroll Ratchford grave monuments and bio-sketches by Ratchford Kin of 411

Quality version is found at:

http://philnorf.tripod.com/mapofthe.htm

or at

http://www.rootsweb.com/~ncguilfo/greatwagonroad.html

more complex version is at:

http://sc_tories.tripod.com/map_of_the_great_philadelphia_wagon_road.htm

&

interesting versions of its history:

http://www.electricscotland.com/history/america/wagon_road.htm

http://www.ncmuseumofhistory.org/collateral/articles/S06.great.wagon.road.pdf

&

many more just Google several versions of road's name

&

a much-praised and much-disparaged but reasonably priced book on the path:

http://www.amazon.com/Great-Wagon-Road-Philadelphia-South/dp/087517065X

& the best & most exciting to me due to the old map...

a site that has multiple links and the ORIGINAL MAP OF THIS THOROUGH-FARE, done by Thomas Jefferson's father!! Peter Jefferson and one other guy, one way mainly, south...

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Great_Wagon_Road



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