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Early settlers of Comptche along its many roads

Elsa E. Thompson

Early settlers of Comptche along its many roads

by Elsa E. Thompson

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Published in [Comptiche? Calif .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Comptche, Calif.,
  • California,
  • Comptche.
    • Subjects:
    • Frontier and pioneer life -- California -- Comptche.,
    • Comptche, Calif. -- History.,
    • Comptche, Calif. -- Biography.

    • Edition Notes

      Statement[by] Elsa E. Thompson.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsF869.C69 T45
      The Physical Object
      Paginationvii, 71 p.
      Number of Pages71
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5085767M
      LC Control Number74156959

      In , a treaty between the English colonists and the Indians gave the white men control of the road for the first time. By the Great Wagon Road was cleared all along it way enough to hold horse drawn vehicles and by , the road stretched miles. integrated system of roads across Delaware. These engineers planned to first build miles of roads to serve as the main arteries of the state’s system; this out of 3, miles of public roads in ! 5. Delaware’s network of new roads grew along a north-south spine begun as the duPont Parkway in

        1. Whites were the first people on earth. 2. Blacks in slavery were only cotton pickers and maids. 3. Lincoln freed the slaves. 4. Blacks ate each other in Africa. This first settlement has been called the “Irish Settlement.” It was followed in by as many as thirty families of Scotch-Irish Presbyterians who settled along the Delaware and the Lehigh. Some of these settlements were occurring with the knowledge of William Penn’s sons; some were not.

      It is well known for its rich agricultural land and oil bearing areas. Streets or areas named after settlers include Mitchell Block, Weston Road, Mother Kelly, Brankar Trace, Teesdale Road and Samuel Cooper Road. SIXTH COMPANY Also retained its original name. It is famous for its mixed farming and large virgin forest areas such as Cata Hill. First owned by Columbia River Fishing and Trading Company, it was sold to the Hudson Bay Company in It fell into disrepair and was dismantled in Fort Hall was a major stop along the Oregon Trail (a.k.a. Oregon-California Trail) for settlers seeking the Oregon Territory and for those Argonauts seeking the California gold fields.


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