The Resource Cedar Creek and Opequon Turnpike Company records

Cedar Creek and Opequon Turnpike Company records

Label
Cedar Creek and Opequon Turnpike Company records, 1851-1858
Title
Cedar Creek and Opequon Turnpike Company records
Inclusive dates
1851-1858
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
These records contain letters sent, lists of stockholders and certificates of stock subsciptions
Note
Agency history record describes the history and functions of the Virginia Board of Public Works (search author as Virginia Board of Public Works)
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Action
Accessioned
Biographical or historical data
An act of the General Assembly approved March 24, 1851 incorporated the Cedar Creek and Opequon Turnpike Company to construct a road from Old Forge on Cedar Creek to a point on the Valley Turnpike north of Kernstown in Frederick County, a distance of about 11 miles. James C. Baker was named President. Controversy arose over the fact that the road would parallel the Winchester and Hardy Turnpike, being not more than four miles apart at any point.
Cataloging source
VIC
Citation location within source
entry no. 225
Citation source
Board of Public Works inventory
Label
Cedar Creek and Opequon Turnpike Company records
Note
These records are part of the Virginia Board of Public Works record group (RG#57)
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  • The Library of Virginia
Extent
44
Governing access note
There are no restrictions
Immediate source of acquisition
No acquisition information available.
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000485605
Type of unit
items.

Library Locations

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