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Near Fort Lawn in Chester County, South Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Great Indian Warrior Trading Path

(The Great Philadelphia Wagon Road)

 
 
Great Indian Warrior Trading Path Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Sean Nix, November 21, 2008
1. Great Indian Warrior Trading Path Marker
Inscription. The most heavily traveled road in Colonial America passed through here, linking areas from the Great Lakes to Augusta, GA. Laid on ancient animal and Native American Trading/ Warrior Paths. Indian treaties among the Governors of NY, PA, & VA and the 19 chiefs of Iroquois League of Five Nations in 1685 and 1722, opened the Colonial Backcountry for peaceful settlement and colonization. In SC, the Path forked going West through Rock Hill, Chester, & Newberry; and, East through Camden on animal salt trails.
 
Erected by National Society Daughters of the American Colonist.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Great Indian Warrior / Trading Path marker series.
 
Location. 34° 46.302′ N, 80° 52.71′ W. Marker is near Fort Lawn, South Carolina, in Chester County. Marker can be reached from Canal Road (South Carolina Route 330) near Landsford Road (South Carolina Route 843), on the right when traveling east. Click for map. Where Landsford Road and Canal Road meet, there is a gravel road the runs east into the woods. The marker is at the end of the this road with parking and signs marking the area present. Marker is in this post office area: Fort Lawn SC 29714, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are
Foot bridge over Upper Lifting Locks of Landsford Canal image. Click for full size.
By Michael Sean Nix, November 21, 2008
2. Foot bridge over Upper Lifting Locks of Landsford Canal
within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Mill Complex (approx. 0.4 miles away); The Canal Bed (approx. half a mile away); Culvert (approx. 0.6 miles away); Footbridge (approx. 0.9 miles away); A Nest with a Bird's-Eye View (approx. 1.2 miles away); Landsford Canal State Park Trails (approx. 1.3 miles away); The Guardlock (approx. 1.3 miles away); The Dam (approx. 1.3 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Fort Lawn.
 
More about this marker. Marker is at the end of the Canal Trail of Landsford Canal State Park.
 
Categories. Colonial Era
 
Upper Lifting Locks of Landsford Canal image. Click for full size.
By Michael Sean Nix, November 21, 2008
3. Upper Lifting Locks of Landsford Canal
Foot bridge over Upper Lifting Locks of Landsford Canal image. Click for full size.
By Michael Sean Nix, November 21, 2008
4. Foot bridge over Upper Lifting Locks of Landsford Canal
Foot bridge over Upper Lifting Locks of Landsford Canal image. Click for full size.
By Michael Sean Nix, November 21, 2008
5. Foot bridge over Upper Lifting Locks of Landsford Canal
 
 
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