Sunday, September 27, 2015

Early Roads Head West

Route 66 is well known but Oklahoma's historic routes of commerce go back much further — from connections to the Spiro Mounds on the Arkansas River centuries ago to the 19th-century Texas Road, the Butterfield Overland mail route, the Chisholm Trail and the Western Trail.
 This article  tells of the early roads that helped settle the west and connected communities.