MHA Docents Meeting, April 6, 2021

The Historic Mapping Congress: Mapping the Roads of Old Mecklenburg

Hugh Dussek will discuss the efforts by local historians to investigate the history and location of the roads of Mecklenburg County, North Carolina, during the colonial and revolutionary eras. The presentation examines the Great Wagon Road, the original road pattern of the county, the crossing at Trade and Tryon, the fords across the Catawba River, and the use of the roads during the Revolutionary War.