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Wilderness Road


from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • The principal route for westward migration in the United States from c. 1790 to 1840. Blazed largely by Daniel Boone in 1775, it stretched from Virginia and across the Appalachian Mountains to the Cumberland Gap and the Ohio River.


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