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About 12,000 years have passed since the Native American Indians created this path next to the shoreline by the Mendota Lake. The Indians used this path to gain access to the water and to reach their ceremonial site. European-American settlers came in 1849. Ancient Native American Presence was found in the Four Lakes region.
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=== Route  ===
  
The Lakeshore path follows Lake Michigan shoreline, runs along Chicago's Lakeshore Drive on the west side, The trail goes through Lincoln Park, then downtown Chicago to Shedd aquarium and past Field Museum, Sloddier Field and McCormick Place.<br><br> [[Image:Lake-erie.png|thumb|right]] <br>  
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The '''Lake Trail''' or '''Lake Shore Path''' went southwest from [[Buffalo, New York]] along the southern shore of Lake Erie to [[Cleveland, Ohio]], and then west to [[Sandusky County, Ohio]] where it became part of the [[Great Trail]] or Great Path.<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed.'' (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), 850. {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>
  
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The counties along the '''''Catskill Turnpike''''' route (east to west) were as follows:<ref name="HBG" />  
  
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'''New York'''
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:*Erie County, New York|Erie]]
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:*Chautauqua County, New York|Chautauqua]]
  
*[[New York]]<br>
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'''Pennslyvania'''
*[[Michigan|Michigan]]<br>
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:*[[Erie County, Pennsylvania|Erie]]
*[[Ohio|Ohio]] <br>
 
*[[Pennsylvania|Pennsylvania]]
 
*[[Wisconsin]]<br>
 
  
=== Internet Links  ===
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'''Ohio'''
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:*[[Ashtabula County, Ohio|Ashtabula]]
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:*[[Lake County, Ohio|Lake]]
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:*[[Cuyahoga County, Ohio|Cuyahoga]]
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:*[[Lorain County, Ohio|Lorain]]
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:*[[Erie County, Ohio|Erie]]
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:*[[Sandusky County, Ohio|Sandusky]]
  
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*[http://www.dnr.state.oh.us/OfficeofCoastalManagement/history/tabid/9375/Default.aspx#Pre-European Lake Erie Timeline]<br>
 
*[http://byways.org/explore/byways/59836/ Lake Erie Coastal Ohio Trail]
 
*[http://www.eriewrecks.com/shipwrecks/shipwrecks.html Lake Erie Shipwrecks] <br>
 
*[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lake_Erie_Islands Lake Erie Islands by Size]<br>
 
*[http://www.leihs.org/ Lake Erie Battle War of 1812]
 
 
 
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[[Category:US_Migration_Trails_and_Roads]]
 
[[Category:US_Migration_Trails_and_Roads]]

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The Lake Trail or Lake Shore Path went southwest from Buffalo, Erie County, New York Genealogy along the southern shore of Lake Erie to Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio Genealogy, and then west to Sandusky County, Ohio Genealogy where it became part of the Great Trail or Great Path.[1]

The counties along the Catskill Turnpike route (east to west) were as follows:[1]

New York

  • Erie County, New York|Erie]]
  • Chautauqua County, New York|Chautauqua]]

Pennslyvania

Ohio

  1. 1.0 1.1 Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), 850. At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D27e 2002.