Trammel's Trace: The First Road to Texas from the North

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Map showing "Trammel's Trace," the first road from the north (present-day Arkansas) into Texas, used around 1800. It includes notations for abandoned settlements, modern cities, and Caddo villages documented from 1800 to 1840, as well as other historic roads used at the time of Trammel's Trace.

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Pinkerton, Gary 2015.

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This map is part of the collection entitled: Texas History Collection and was provided by UNT Libraries to The Portal to Texas History, a digital repository hosted by the UNT Libraries. It has been viewed 470 times , with 27 in the last month . More information about this map can be viewed below.

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Description

Map showing "Trammel's Trace," the first road from the north (present-day Arkansas) into Texas, used around 1800. It includes notations for abandoned settlements, modern cities, and Caddo villages documented from 1800 to 1840, as well as other historic roads used at the time of Trammel's Trace.

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"Map by Nancy Tiller based on 'Modern Map Showing Trammel's Trace' by James W. Dawson, 1944."

"Arkansas History Commission, Southwest Arkansas Regional Archive."

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Texas History Collection

Drawn from collections at the UNT Libraries and various partners, these materials about Texas history include artifacts, books, documents, manuscripts, photographs, maps, letters, and more.

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  • 2015

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  • Jan. 28, 2017, 9:27 p.m.

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  • March 1, 2017, 9:04 a.m.

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Pinkerton, Gary. Trammel's Trace: The First Road to Texas from the North, map, 2015; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth823527/: accessed August 18, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; .