Chapter 4 Additional materials
Driving (almost) the Whole National Road
Some regular people decided to drive the old National Road in 2018. While not an academic or official history site, this site does show you the road as it exists today (yes, it is still in use) along with lots of current photos of historical sites and structures from the 19th century.
The National Road Interpretive Center
A museum in Vandalia, Illinois: the End of the Road!
The Erie Canalway National Heritage Corridor
What do you do with an obsolete, 175-year-old canal? Partner with the National Parks Service and turn it into a recreational, historical, and cultural corridor through the Northeast!