Although a wide variety of settlers traveled southward on the road, two dominant cultures emerged.
The German Palatines and Scotch-Irish American immigrants arrived in huge s because of unendurable conditions in Europe. The Germans also known as Pennsylvania Dutch tended to find rich farmland and work it zealously to become stable and prosperous.
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It Seeking bbw for diner and south in the valley via the Great Warriors' Trail also called the Indian Roadas on this mapwhich was established by centuries of Indian travel over ancient trails created by migrating buffalo herds.
The Shenandoah portion of the road is also known as the Valley Pike. The Treaty of Lancaster in had established colonists' rights to settle along the Indian Road.
Granny german Milltown Kentucky Although traffic on the road increased dramatically afterit was reduced to a trickle during the French and Indian War Seven Years' War from to But after the war ended, it was said to be the most heavily traveled main road in America.
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Inns were generally built near flowing springs, but provided only the most basic food and a space to sleep. Although most of the road has seen profound changes, some areas retain scenery much as the pioneers encountered it.
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