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National Road

Location: US 40, east of Knightstown (Henry County, Indiana) 46148

Marker No Longer Standing

Installed: Erected by Indiana Historical Bureau, 1949

ID#: 33.1949.1


Extended from Cumberland, Md. to St. Louis. Begun with Federal funds, 1806, the Indiana portion was built 1829-34. Over this road many settlers passed to their new homes in the Old Northwest.


early settlement, transportation