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Page from field notes of William Hamilton on the Staunton-Parkersburg
Turnpike


On March 16, 1838, the Virginia General Assembly passed an act to provide for the construction of a turnpike road from Staunton to Parkersburg.

Learn more:
Construction of the Staunton and Parkersburg Turnpike
Act Providing For The Construction of the Staunton-Parkersburg Turnpike
Engineer's Report On the Construction of the Staunton-Parkersburg Turnpike


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