Promotional photos for news articles

These photos are provided to support newspaper and magazine articles about the Mount Savage Historical Society's new book “In Search of the Turkey Foot Road”.

 

This photo shows Editor Nancy E. Thoerig standing on a section of the route near Mount Savage that is known from tradition and proven through artifact recovery.

 

 

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This photo shows contributor Francis Bridges studying terrain on the western side of the Allegheny Mountain.

 

 

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This photo shows Michael Mckenzie and Harry Ringler, Senior on the eastern side of the Allegheny Mountain.

 

 

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In this 2010 photo, Michael McKenzie is standing in the deeply eroded roadbed on the western side of the Allegheny Mountain. He is describing the significance of a large stump.

 

 

In this 2010 photo, Michael McKenzie is standing in the deeply eroded roadbed near Barrellville, Maryland.

 

 

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This is a 2010 photo of Harry Ringler, Senior. It was taken on the west side of the Allegheny Mountain.

 

 

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Harry Ringler, Sr. and Lannie Dietle having a history discussion on the west side of the Allegheny Mountain.

 

 

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McKenzie and Dietle at work, recording a GPS coordinate on the west side of the Allegheny Mountain. The sunken roadbed can be seen in the background.

 

 

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Lannie Dietle

 

 

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Lannie Dietle, exploring the route of the Turkey Foot road on the west side of the Allegheny Mountain.

 

 

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Lannie Dietle at his office, holding a four pound cannon ball he keeps on his desk as a conversation piece. According to a 1754 letter from Governor Dinwiddie, thirty cannon of this caliber were acquired to support William Trent’s fort building activities at the Forks of the Monongahela. 

 

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