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King's Road
Society: ASCEMain Category: CivilSub Category: Roads & RailsEra: 1750-1799DateCreated: 1775New SmyrnaState: FLCountry: USAWebsite: http://www.asce.org/Project/King-s-Road/Creator: Grant, James

When Governor James Grant arrived in the newly acquired British colony of East Florida in 1764, he found it devoid of settlers. To increase both the population and commerce with the 13 colonies to the north, he commanded that a road be built from his provincial capital of St. Augustine to Ft. Barrington, Georgia. 

YearAdded:
1976
Image Caption: Section of a map showing King's Road in the Territory of Florida, by the United States Army Corps of Engineers, published in 1839.Era_date_from: 1775
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