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The Trading Path to the Indians

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This article looks at the colonial roots of the Trading Path, an extremely popular travel and trade route through North Carolina that would later become the route for a system of 20th century highways. The article utilizes period accounts of exploration and travel along the path as well as descriptions of encounters with various Indian tribes with a particular focus on the travels of surveyor John Lawson, traders James Needham and Gabriel Arthur, and explorer John Lederer.