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===Route===
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*This trail went from Nashville, Tennessee to Shawneetown, Illinois a port on the Ohio River.<br><br>
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*From Shawneetown one could continue northwest on the trail to Saint Louis or they could catch a river boat at Shawneetown to Saint Louis or to points north on the Mississippi.<br><br>
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*It was followed by settlers as they traveled from central Kentucky and other parts of the upper south to Illinois and points north to Nebraska, Iowa, Wisconsin and Minnesota.
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===Trail on Map===
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[http://www.geocities.com/dmfamilyworks/MT_page.htm Trail number 79]
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=== Route ===
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*This trail went from Nashville, Tennessee to Shawneetown, Illinois a port on the Ohio River. Old Shawneetown is located downstream about 40 miles from Evansville, Indiana.<br><br>  
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*From Shawneetown one could continue northwest on the trail to Saint Louis or they could catch a river boat at Shawneetown to Saint Louis or to points north or south on the Mississippi River.<br><br>  
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*The trail was followed by thousands of settlers as they traveled from central Kentucky and other parts of the upper south to Illinois and points north to Nebraska, Iowa, Wisconsin and Minnesota.
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=== Trail on Map ===
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[http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~tqpeiffer/Documents/American%20Migration%20Routes%20TOC.htmTrail 79
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=== Links  ===
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[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Old_Shawneetown,_Illinois History of Shawneetown, Illinois]
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[[Category:Migration_Routes]]

Latest revision as of 16:08, 27 March 2018

Route[edit | edit source]

  • This trail went from Nashville, Tennessee to Shawneetown, Illinois a port on the Ohio River. Old Shawneetown is located downstream about 40 miles from Evansville, Indiana.

  • From Shawneetown one could continue northwest on the trail to Saint Louis or they could catch a river boat at Shawneetown to Saint Louis or to points north or south on the Mississippi River.

  • The trail was followed by thousands of settlers as they traveled from central Kentucky and other parts of the upper south to Illinois and points north to Nebraska, Iowa, Wisconsin and Minnesota.

Trail on Map[edit | edit source]

[1] Trail 79

Links[edit | edit source]

History of Shawneetown, Illinois