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[http://www.geocities.com/dmfamilyworks/MT_page.htm Trail number 79]
[http://www.geocities.com/dmfamilyworks/MT_page.htm Trail number 79]
[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Old_Shawneetown,_Illinois History of Shawneetown, Illinois]

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  • This trail went from Nashville, Tennessee to Shawneetown, Illinois a port on the Ohio River. Old Shawneetown is located downstream about 40 miles from Evansville, Indiana.

  • From Shawneetown one could continue northwest on the trail to Saint Louis or they could catch a river boat at Shawneetown to Saint Louis or to points north on the Mississippi.

  • It was followed by thousands of settlers as they traveled from central Kentucky and other parts of the upper south to Illinois and points north to Nebraska, Iowa, Wisconsin and Minnesota.

Trail on Map

Trail number 79


History of Shawneetown, Illinois