Kentucky's frontier highway : historical landscapes along the Maysville Road /

Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Raitz, Karl B.
Other Authors: O'Malley, Nancy
Format: Book
Published: Lexington : University Press of Kentucky, [2012]
Table of Contents:
  • Part I. Introduction
  • Reading America's Roads
  • Traveling the Road
  • Part II. Overland Roads and the Epic of Kentucky's Settlement
  • Coming to Kentucky
  • Regional Context
  • Road Evolution
  • Indian Paths and Buffalo Traces
  • Pioneer Road
  • Turnpike Road
  • State and Federal Highway
  • From Turnpike to Parkway
  • Part III. The Maysville Road : A Landscape Biography
  • The Road as a Corridor of Complexity
  • Lexington
  • The Original Limestone Trace : A Side Trip on Bryan Station Road
  • The City-to-Country Transition
  • Gentleman Farms and the Inner Bluegrass Landscape
  • Siting Paris
  • Side Trip : High Street from the Bourbon County Courthouse South to the Juncture of High and Main Streets
  • Nineteenth-Century Paris
  • Paris toward Blue Licks
  • Millersburg
  • The Eden Shale Hills
  • Blue Licks
  • Commemoration, Heritage, and a Battlefield Park
  • Blue Licks toward Maysville
  • Fairview and Ewing
  • Fairview toward Mason County
  • The Outer Bluegrass
  • Mayslick : "The Asparagus Bed of Mason County"
  • Old Washington
  • Slavery, the Underground Railroad, and Hemp Production
  • Intersections and Commercial Roadside Development
  • Maysville
  • Living with the River
  • East Maysville
  • Part IV. Reflecting on Roads and American Culture
  • The Changing Landscape of Mobility.