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Here are some resources for finding out how your ancestors might have gotten to Washington Co.  All of these links will take to you web pages maintained by other websites.  These links were last tested 29 December 2001.

Immigration Routes

About General Braddock and His Road - Maintained by Fairfax County, VA.

Main Indian Paths and Migration Trails in Pennsylvania is maintained at the Westmoreland Co. genealogy web page. It includes an excellent map of the main migration roads/trails. And it gives a knowledgeable explanation of how the roads evolved and changed names.

National Road Route 40 - maintained Frank Brusca.

Migration Routes from Pennsylvania to Virginia - A nice discussion privately maintained by J. William Cupp.

Passenger Lists

The Immigrant Ships Transcribers Guild is working towards putting passenger lists on line.