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Travel and Transportation in Colonial North Carolina

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Early colonists attempted to establish roads and highways in eastern North Carolina but inhabitants of the Albemarle region depended largely on the area's natural waterways for transportation. Documentation of colonial transportation avenues is limited but the article outlines the history of travel throughout the region during the early colonial phase. The article expounds on early types of watercraft and the difficulties of travel over land.