National Road - Robert Marvel - National Road Traveler Thursday August 21, 1941

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National Road - Robert Marvel - National Road Traveler Thursday August 21, 1941 - VOLUME 73 National Road Facts And Figures (By...
VOLUME 73 National Road Facts And Figures (By Capt. C. B. Jackson in The Cen- tcrville Old Trails Echo) Capt. C, B. Jackson was born the 16th of April, 1830, on Jackson Hill, Wayne county, Ind. I still live where I was born and raised. What a mighty change there has been in the last sixty years of my recollections. recollections. I well r e m e m b e r the out, surveying, grubbing and grading grading of the Cumberland road,, then owned by the government, called The National Road. In 18'5-i, the government government began the work of completing a macadamized road. In 1835 the the government abandoned the undertaking. undertaking. A n d r e w Jackson, President President of the United States, came to the conclusion that the m a n y internal improvements would break up the government. Therefore he vetoed the appropriation, and all of the work was stopped at once, leaving a most w o n d e r f u l unsightly and u n h a hole in the hill opposite our home. I will give the names of those employed: employed: C. B. Jackson, overseer (Single Former Grocer "On C l i a f o holds first I famous 1 Wabash." The his staying near composer paper Williamsport Wabash. Mr. and asked his new 20 years John Morris Noble J e n k i n s Enos Curtis William Largin /John Beverlin J Chas. Victory Lewis Smith George McNeil' Lcroy Bristine Joseph Jackson '·' Oliver Jones Darius Shinn Ezra Reed James Hill William Moore IN 1835 Isaac Adams Henry M i l l e r R o b e r t Marve] Benja. Bond John Wood John Harris Joseph Discar James Smith Owen Branson Norris Jones Lewis Jones Joshua Jackson Wm. Edwards Abram Mash Mr. move .has C. B. Jackson, overseer Burkett Jett Jacob Beby Isaac Wilkins John Cook v Elijah Sargen Young Bristine John Griffith Gordon Reynolds Butler McCashlan Robert Marvel Isaac Tipton Edmund Bristine- Barker Clark AJfred York Abram Hurst Wm. Ballard Wm. Wickeraham Solomon Homey David Pugh Thomas Baldin Wm. Eliason Thomas Moore John Nulton Rial Freeman Burgess Wood, jr. Abedneago Hurst John Hastings Abner Williams Pitts Finch Joseph Farmer Everton Elliott Frederick Stinson David Discc/ri David Gentry John Fipps Wise Brown Hans W i l k i n s John Jinkins Abram Mash Seth DeLong Elijah Hood Solomon Wolfe Wm. Edwards Isaac Emmett Leroy Bristine Joseph Jackson Elliott Sumner David Long Aug. Ballard David Pile Joseph Shank Wm. Moore Jacob Leonard Caleb Jackson Brooks Bristine Burton Freeman Pleasant Freeman Spencer Pugh Geo. Cornelius John Leonard Bryson Sisk James Witt Peter Webs Hugh Sisk John Howard Stephen MRS. SANFORD LAMBERSON Mrs. Daisy Lamberson, 72 years Probably tried by In these there majority peace dizzy and which We planets, and life have no new world geographical. necessity, mental. such an we labor of our k i n d We f o r m escapism rather to finer obviously world us by to make should Years Bible required currents of that we is more friend. involuntary arduous, the society relatively So, if recommend stress Bible--but he not only collaborated a labor

Clipped from National Road Traveler21 Aug 1941, ThuPage 1

National Road Traveler (Cambridge City, Indiana)21 Aug 1941, ThuPage 1
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