"History of The National Road"
Settlers had been moving west since the early 1700's. By 1802, so many farms and towns had been settled in the Ohio Valley that people living in the territory were calling for . . . — — Map (db m155631) HM
Historic Bridge Re-Created
177 years after the original Jackson Covered Bridge was constructed on this site a new bridge now spans the Embarass River. This structure re-creates as an original covered timber bridge that once stood on this . . . — — Map (db m152477) HM
He was a man of vision. When William C. Greenup co-founded this village in 1834, the land around it was wilderness. But as Illinois Superintendent of the National Road, Greenup saw tremendous potential in the area adjacent to America's highway. . . . — — Map (db m152532) HM
1830 - Original Jackson Truss Bridge
Excerpts from inspection report made in 1833:
[Doc. No. 117] 23d Congress, 1st Session, HO. Of Reps. War Dept.
May 14, 1834
"Inspection Cumberland Road and its . . . — — Map (db m155370) HM