Difference between revisions of "Montgomery Pike"

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<p>Built between 1824 and 1829, the Montgomery Pike extended from the community of Montgomery to Zanesville. Montgomery originally began as a stagecoach stop along the Cincinnati-Zanesville Road. Located not far from Cincinnati, it also served as a market for local farmers. The Montgomery Pike was a turnpike that connected Montgomery and the area around Cincinnati to the new National Road. It was one of the earliest roads linking a significant portion of the new state of Ohio and served to increase trade and settlement along its route.</p> <br />
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<p>Built between 1824 and 1829, the Montgomery Pike extended from the community of Montgomery to Zanesville. Montgomery originally began as a stagecoach stop along the Cincinnati-Zanesville Road. Located not far from Cincinnati, it also served as a market for local farmers. The Montgomery Pike was a turnpike that connected Montgomery and the area around Cincinnati to the new National Road. It was one of the earliest roads linking a significant portion of the new state of Ohio and served to increase trade and settlement along its route.</p>  
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Latest revision as of 15:22, 23 May 2013

Built between 1824 and 1829, the Montgomery Pike extended from the community of Montgomery to Zanesville. Montgomery originally began as a stagecoach stop along the Cincinnati-Zanesville Road. Located not far from Cincinnati, it also served as a market for local farmers. The Montgomery Pike was a turnpike that connected Montgomery and the area around Cincinnati to the new National Road. It was one of the earliest roads linking a significant portion of the new state of Ohio and served to increase trade and settlement along its route.


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