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The trail from the Appalachian mountains to West of Virginia was narrow and rough. It could be traversed only on horseback or on foot owing to its steepness. This was the Wilderness Road and was used by the early settlers for about fifty years.

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after pioneers continued moving onto Indian lands many banded together in forts to protected themselves

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they used wagons and horses

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