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Indian trails, caravans and stagecoaches El Camino Real and transportation in El Paso to the 1880s by George D. Torok

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Published by El Paso Community Foundation in El Paso, Tex .
Written in English


  • Indian trails -- United States -- History.,
  • Indian trails -- Mexico -- History.,
  • Transportation -- United States -- History.,
  • Transportation -- Mexico -- History.,
  • El Paso (Tex.) -- History.,
  • United States -- History.,
  • Mexico -- History.,
  • Chihuahua Trail.,
  • Old San Antonio Road (Tex.)

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Edition Notes

StatementGeorge D. Torok.
SeriesThe Pass of the North Heritage Corridor booklet series
ContributionsEl Paso Community Foundation.
LC ClassificationsE98.T7 T67 2003
The Physical Object
Pagination24 p. :
Number of Pages24
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16380346M
ISBN 100970731647
LC Control Number2006276788

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In the years since, many natural forces, including wind, running water, and the waves of Lake Michigan, have continued to shape the land. The lake's modern and ancient shorelines have served as Indian trails, stagecoach routes, highways, and sites that have evolved into many of the cities, towns, and villages of the Calumet area.3/5(1). Indian Trail by R. A. Montgomery takes YOU on an adventure to try and save your village from a terrible drought. Your year old reader will bravely search for the kachinas, powerful spirits that help people, facing shadowy wolves, mystical owls, enchanting bears and other thrilling encounters along the way!/5(7). There are individual Southeast trails identified in this publication which makes a wonderful companion to Ohio Indian Trails by Frank N. Wilcox, (another of our reprints). This /2" x /2", page, soft cover, facsimile reprint features a 35" long map of Tennessee Indian Trails, a 12" x 15" map of Southeast Indian Trails as well as. Map of Providence in showing home lots of original proprietors and Indian trails, the only roads at that time (From The Providence Plantations for Two Hundred and Fifty Years). During, the first two hundred years of Rhode’ Island’s development many of its residents looked to the sea as a way to travel and make a living.

The war chief of the Kiowa nation in the early s was Satank, a most unmitigated villain; cruel and heartless as any Indian that ever robbed a stagecoach or wrenched off the hair of a helpless woman. After serving a dozen or more years with a record for hellish atrocities equaled by few of his compeers, he was deposed for alleged cowardice. As with other "Indian trails," the Grand River Trail was used by the European settlers arriving in the area during the s and '40s. The original footpath was gradually improved until, around , two plank roads were constructed linking Detroit and Lansing. Indian Trails of the Southeast, Trail # , page Old Wire Road. Route: 5O5; Info. Link: (1), (2); Map: (1) St. Louis, MO. Fort Smith, AR. This route was originally laid out in It followed the Great Osage Indian Trail an old Native American route, referred to by those in Arkansas as the "Springfield Road" or the “Fayetteville Road”. Indian Attack on a Wagon Train by Charles Marion Russell The first notable tragedy on the Santa Fe Trail in connection with stage coaching occurred almost with the first effort at establishing the line. It was a west-bound Concord, containing a full complement of passengers, including a Mr. White, his wife, child, and colored nurse.

The wagon road soon became the main route from Santa Fe to Albuquerque, taking all kinds of traffic including stagecoaches. Lane's Trail and the Underground Railway In the wintry twilight of a January day in , a small caravan of wagons occupied by 30 or 40 escaped slaves approached a log cabin dwelling in the southwest corner of Brown. An important legacy was the network of Indian trails, which became the routes by which French and English fur traders, and settlers from New York, New England, and Virginia, penetrated the forests. INDIAN TRAILS TO INTERSTATES: THE STORY OF ALABAMA 'S ROAD SYSTEM. By Don Dodd and Gary Reeves. Published by the Public Affairs Office. Table of Contents. D. Stagecoaches, Mail Routes, and the "Horse Express" .. III. Nineteenth Century Roads. PRINCIPAL STAGE STOPS AND TAVERNS IN WHAT IS NOW ALABAMA PRIOR TO Source: The Alabama Historical Quarterly By Marie Bankhead Owen, Editor and Emmett Kilpatrick, Co Editor - Published By State Department Of Archives And History, Walker Printing Co. Printers And Stationers, Montgomery, Ala Vol. 17 No. 1 and 2 Spring and Summer Issue