Madison County History and Genealogy

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History of Madison County

Pikes and Roads

From History of Madison County, W. H. Beers & Co, Chicago, 1883

Like Monroe Township, the principal roads and pikes run through this township from north to south. Through the west part of the township running northeast and southwest, is the Wilson pike, which is the direct pike from London to Plain City. The next running through the center of the township nearly north and south is the Middle pike. Then further east, running north and south through the township just west of Big Darby, is the Jefferson & Plain City pike. The cross roads running east and west are principally mud roads; although the Columbus road, running east and west, through the center of the township, is now, we understand, being made a pike. The "Pan Handle Railroad," runs about half a mile in this township, crossing the northeast corner.

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