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Who Came Down That Road

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Who Came Down That Road? Book Summary


Video Introduction to the book





George Ella Lyon Author Website


  • George Ella Lyon is a former Kentucky poet laureate in 2015 and 2016


I Am From Project



Teaching and Learning Resources


1000 Events That Changed the World from HistoryStack


National Road Monument, Indiana State Capitol, Indianapolis




  Links to pages dealing with roads, rivers and railroads


  The Erie Canal and the Early 19th Century Transportation Revolution



  The Transcontinental Railroad




   Zhang Qian and the Beginnings of the Silk Road








The National Road, America's First Major Highway- linking Maryland & Ohio

      • Also known as the Cumberland Road or the Main Street of America
      • Authorized in 1806; begin in 1813, reached Illinois in 1839
      • Workers crushed and hauled stone by hand


History of Route 66


The Interstate Highway System



The Mahican-Mohawk Trail

      • East to West Native American pathway in western Massachusetts/sections also follow Route 2, the Mohawk Trail
      • From the Connecticut River to the Hudson River along the Deerfield River, over the Hoosac Mountains and along the Hoosic River
      • Image shows the Sunshine Statute in Charlemont, Massachusetts


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