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The great Valley Road of Virginia

The great Valley Road of Virginia

Shenandoah landscapes from prehistory to the present

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Published by University of Virginia Press in Charlottesville .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • United States Highway 11 -- History,
  • Landscapes -- Shenandoah River Valley (Va. and W. Va.) -- History,
  • Transportation -- Shenandoah Rivery Valley (Va. and W. Va.) -- History,
  • Roads -- Shenandoah River Valley (Va. and W. Va.) -- History,
  • Shenandoah River Valley (Va. and W. Va.) -- History, Local

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Statementedited by Warren Hofstra and Karl Raitz.
    ContributionsHofstra, Warren R., 1947-, Raitz, Karl B.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsF232.S5 G74 2010
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24032795M
    ISBN 109780813928852
    LC Control Number2009035815
    OCLC/WorldCa435711357

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The Great Valley Road of Virginia strikes a very good balance between the academic and popular. Those interested in cultural landscapes in general, and highway landscapes in The great Valley Road of Virginia book, will love the book, as will anyone with an interest in the Shenandoah Valley.

This is an intelligent narrative and the depth of research, insight, and attention /5(8). The Great Valley Road of Virginia chronicles the story of one of America’s oldest, most historic, and most geographically significant roads. Emphasized throughout the chapters is a concern for landscape character and the connection of the land to the people who traveled the road and to permanent residents, who depended upon it for their livelihoods.

The Great Road. The Valley of Virginia has been occupied years. A network of paths followed natural routes along high ground and over shallow fords at water-courses.

Many of the European immigrants who disembarked at Philadelphia headed into the southern “backcountry” along the Great Road. The Great Valley, also called the Great Appalachian Valley or Great Valley Region, is one of the major landform features of eastern North is a gigantic trough—a chain of valley lowlands—and the central feature of the Appalachian Mountain system.

The trough stretches about 1, miles (1, km) from Quebec to Alabama and has been an important north-south. The Great Valley Road of Virginia chronicles the story of one of America’s oldest, most historic, and most geographically significant roads.

Emphasized throughout the chapters is a concern for landscape character and the connection of the land to the people who traveled the road and to permanent residents, who depended upon it for their : University of Virginia Press.

The Wilderness Road, opened in into central Kentucky, and branched off the Great Valley Road in southwest Virginia at Bristol (Sapling Grove). Starting in the late s explorers and pioneers at Staunton, Virginia started using the Kanawha Trail which followed the New River/Kanawha River into West Virginia.

The Great Valley Road was a product of geography and history. It followed the contours of the Appalachian Mountains from southeastern Pennsylvania to the Carolina backcountry. For centuries Native Americans used it and called it the Great Warrior’s path.

Road Cycle Route Overview: When it comes to Virginia road cycling experiences, Skyline Drive is second only to the Blue Ridge Parkway. Skyline Drive, one of the first touring roads ever constructed on the planet, travels for over.

Early American Roads and Trails, with descriptions of 18 of the major early roads: the Boston Post Road, Braddock's Road, the Fall Line Road, the Great Valley Wagon Road, the King's Highway, the Mohawk Trail, the Natchez Trace, the National Road, the Old Federal Road, the Pennsylvania Road, the Trail of Tears, the Upper Road, the Wilderness Road, Zane's Trace.

James K. Bryant II is the author of The Battle of Fredericksburg ( avg rating, 9 ratings, 3 reviews, published ), The Chancellorsville Campaign (/5.

For white immigrants the Great Valley was a major route for settlement and commerce in the United States along the Great Wagon Road, which began in Philadelphia. In the Shenandoah Valley the road was known as the Valley Pike.

The Wilderness Road branched off from the Great Wagon Road at present-day Roanoke, Virginia crossed the Cumberland Gap. Virginia", this study grew out of a program of research into the history of road and bridge-building technology in Virginia undertaken by the Virginia Highway & Transportation Research Council in late This research has produced, besides this series, another called "Metal Truss Bridges in Virginia " by Dan Grove Size: KB.

This is another name for the Great Wagon Road that would be utilized when referring to the route used by migrants such as the Ulster-Scots and Germans who arrived in Philadelphia then made their way westward to Lancaster and Harrisburg, thence south over the Warriors Path towards the cheaper lands of Virginia.

Great Valley Road. Info. The lay of the land / Karl Raitz --Before the great road: Indian travelers on the great warriors' path / Michael N. McConnell --The colonial road / Warren R. Hofstra --An early road to the Old West, / Gabrielle M. Lanier --Strategy and sublimity: a gallery of valley pike images during the Civil War / Geraldine Wojno Kiefer & James K.

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William Rice of the Great Valley of Virginia and Some of His Descendants: Author: Roger Laurence Rice. These routes were know by several names including the Great Wagon Road, the Indian Road, the Great Philadelphia Road and the Valley Turnpike to mention a only a few.

There are six routes along the Wildnerness Road Trail. Locations in Botetourt County are included on two routes: the Fincastle Turnpike and Crossroads. Kenneth W. Keller is the author of Improvise. Adapt. Overcome. ( avg rating, 0 ratings, 0 reviews, published ), Breaking Down the Walls ( avg r /5.

Today Route Eleven is known as the Lee-Jackson Highway, so called in honor of Generals Robert Edward Lee and "Stonewall" Jackson. As you travel through the Great Valley of Virginia may you know more intimately the great men and women who have built not only the Great Valley of Virginia, but who have helped in the making of America.

A HISTORY OF ROADS IN VIRGINIA A HISTORY OF ROADS IN VIRGINIA “THE MOST CONVENIENT WAYES” Amherst County road today An gallon basin water fountain was installed at the Amherst traffic circle at the intersection of Route 60 and Route 29 Business in June It is the oldest traffic circle in Virginia.

Page - A pair of drawers or breeches and leggins, were the dress of the thighs and legs, a pair of moccasins answered for the feet much better than shoes.

These were made of dressed deer skin. They were mostly made of a single piece, with a gathering seam along the top of the foot, and another from the bottom of the heel, without gathers, as high as the ankle joint or a Reviews: 1. The Great Philadelphia Wagon Road grew larger and longer, and so did the Conestoga Wagon, ultimately reaching the length of twenty-six feet and a hight of eleven feet.

In the early days the Wagon Road was the market for livestock, however the growth of the market towns in Virginia and in the Carolinas gradually diminished the drovers journeys.One of the most prominent of these valleys is the Valley of Virginia; another is the rich and historic Shenandoah Valley.

Virginia's shores, mountains, mineral springs, natural wonders, and numerous historic sites draw millions of visitors annually. In the Great Depression of the s Virginia fared better than many states.

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