Short History of Roads and Highways – Indiana Edition

Short History of Roads and Highways – Indiana Edition

From the first rude ridgeways to the modern interstate superhighway, the evolution of the road is a fascinating story. Readers will learn the progression of roads from the first ridgeways, roads in the ancient world, Roman roads and the development of the revolutionary McAdam Road. Native Americans developed an extensive system of trails for both trade and war. The Short History of Roads and Highways – Indiana Edition includes information on early Amerindian trails, pioneer traces and the beginnings of the modern Indiana highway system.

$9.99

Back to Indiana History Series

Other Books in the Series

Title>

Title>

Available In Multiple Formats – Ebook And Softbound:

20% Sample – Read Online Kindle

Amazon Softbound
Barnes & Noble

Barnes & Noble – Softbound

Kobo

Google Play

Scribid

Odilio

Smashwords

Walmart Books

Apple
.

Wholesale Pricing Available

For more information, contact:

Mossyfeetbooks@gmail.com

Orders over $50.00 Free Shipping

Top of Page

Mossy Feet Books on Social Media

Twitter

Linkedin

YouTube

Pinterest

Online Sources for Mossy Feet Books

Paul Wonning’s Books on Amazon Page

Paul Wonning’s Books on Scribd Page

Paul Wonning’s Books on Apple

Paul Wonning’s Books on Kobo

Paul Wonning’s Books on Barnes and Noble

Paul Wonning’s Books on 24 Symbols

Paul Wonning’s Books on Google Play

Paul Wonning’s Books on Indigo

Paul Wonning’s Books on OverDrive

Search Paul Wonning on Ingrams

Table of Contents


Introduction – Page 1
Evolution of Road Building Materials – Page 1
Historic Roads – Page 7
Native Roads and Wildlife roads in North America – Page 10
Old Pioneer Roads – Page 17
Named Highways – Page 41
The Beginnings of the United States Highway System – Page 32
The Push for Better Roads – Page 56
The Automobile – Page 61
The Modern Highway Emerges – Page 76
Classifications of Roads – Page 81
Indiana Edition – Page 88
Amerindian Trails in Indiana – Page 88
Indiana Pioneer Traces – Page 101
Early Indiana Named Highways – Page 120
Indiana Roads Prior to 1850 – Page 128
Indiana Roads Between 1850 and 1900 – Page 133
Main Market Highways – Page 137
Indiana County – Back Road Numbering System – Page 140
Acknowledgements – Page 144
About the Author – Page 161
Mossy Feet Books Catalogue – Page 162
Sample Chapter – Page 163
Short History of Fire Fighting – Indiana Edition
February 29, 1920 – Hotel Mudlavia Is Destroyed By Fire

Top of Page

© 2021 Paul Wonning

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s