Old Connecticut Path - "The Trail" Marker - Ashford CT
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member nomadwillie
N 41° 54.394 W 072° 10.270
18T E 734630 N 4643272
Quick Description: Marker along CT-89 in Ashford that marks the path of the Old Connecticut Path.
Location: Connecticut, United States
Date Posted: 6/16/2017 1:06:34 AM
Waymark Code: WMVZDA
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member kbarhow
Views: 2

Long Description:
The Old Connecticut Path was the Native American trail that led westward from the area of Massachusetts Bay to the Connecticut River Valley, the very first of the North American trails that led west from the settlements close to the Atlantic seacoast, towards the interior.

The marker reads:

THE TRAIL
JOHN OLDHAM 1634
PASTOR JOHN WAREHAM 1633
PASTOR THOMAS HOOKER 1636
Feature Discription: The stone market made me stop and investigate the Old Connecticut Path

Web address for the route: [Web Link]

Beginning of the road: Cambridge MA

End of the road: Hartford CT

Secondary Web Address: Not listed

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