A Dictionary of American History

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Author: Thomas L. Purvis  | Date: 1995

Great Wagon Road

Great Wagon Road After 1730, the Great Wagon Road was extended 800 miles from Philadelphia to Augusta, Ga., via Hagerstown, Md., the Shenandoah Valley, Salisbury, Salem, and Charlotte in N.C., and Chester and Newberry in S.C. The Wilderness Road met it at Roanoke, Va. It was the principal highway for southern frontier expansion.

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Chicago: Thomas L. Purvis, "Great Wagon Road," A Dictionary of American History in A Dictionary of American History (Cambridge, Mass.: Blackwell Reference, 1995), Original Sources, accessed August 8, 2022, http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=4YHUWM4XS637UED.

MLA: Purvis, Thomas L. "Great Wagon Road." A Dictionary of American History, in A Dictionary of American History, Cambridge, Mass., Blackwell Reference, 1995, Original Sources. 8 Aug. 2022. http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=4YHUWM4XS637UED.

Harvard: Purvis, TL, 'Great Wagon Road' in A Dictionary of American History. cited in 1995, A Dictionary of American History, Blackwell Reference, Cambridge, Mass.. Original Sources, retrieved 8 August 2022, from http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=4YHUWM4XS637UED.