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Near Montrose in Tucker County, West Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Seneca Trail

 
 
Seneca Trail Marker image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, October 11, 2009
1. Seneca Trail Marker
Inscription. The Seneca Trail, or Warriors' Path, was the Indian highway from New York to the South. In West Virginia, it followed in general the Alleghenies and this trail, made by moccasined feet centuries ago, may be seen at many points today.
 
Location. 39° 5.709′ N, 79° 46.061′ W. Marker is near Montrose, West Virginia, in Tucker County. Marker is on U.S. 219, on the right when traveling east. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Montrose WV 26283, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Randolph County / Tucker County (approx. one mile away); Corrick's Ford (approx. 4.5 miles away); a different marker also named Corricks Ford (approx. 4.5 miles away); Corricks Ford Battlefield (approx. 4.5 miles away); a different marker also named Corricks Ford Battlefield (approx. 4.5 miles away); a different marker also named Corricks Ford (approx. 4.5 miles away); The Corrick House (approx. 4.6 miles away); Parsons / Corrick's Ford (approx. 4.7 miles away).
 
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Seneca Trail Marker image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, October 11, 2009
2. Seneca Trail Marker
Modern Highway over the Old Trail image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, October 11, 2009
3. Modern Highway over the Old Trail
US 219 follows much the same course as the Warrior's Path through this part of West Virginia.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 946 times since then and 16 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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