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Articles in regional publications that pertain to a wide range of North Carolina-related topics.

How Did They Get Here?

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The author discusses how our early ancestors came by ship. They would later travel in 1755 by horseback, wagon or walking down the King’s Highway from Boston to Charleston, SC through eastern North Carolina. There was ‘The Fall Line Road’ through central North Carolina and The Upper Road’ in the 1740’s from Fredericksburg, VA to Macon, GA through the western Piedmont of North Carolina. The Great Valley Road started in Philadelphia and crossed the Piedmont of North Carolina ending in Augusta, GA. or go west out of Roanoke, VA to Knoxville, TN.