Fall Line Road
People wishing to travel between Fredericksburg, VA and Augusta, GA where people gathered at a major trading post. Many pioneers followed the Fall Line up to the Federal Road. There were 4 main paths comprising the route. Today, the route passes through Highway 1 and I-95.
Carolina Road also known as the Upper Road
Running along the Potomac River connecting North and South Carolina was this 65 mile route no more than 10 feet wide. Originally it was an Indian hunting path and later became more traveled as it developed into a trading route during the 1700’s. It was an alternative to the Fall Line Road and King’s Highway.