Ohio Memory has published a new post, “Paving the Way: Ohio and the National Road”
When Thomas Jefferson signed the enabling act that authorized residents of the Ohio Territory to take steps toward statehood in 1802, that legislation included a provision allowing the government to use a percentage of the net proceeds from federal land sales in the future state to build roads from the East to and through Ohio. […]
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