Portrait of Tom Magnuson, 70, of Hillsborough, NC Thursday, August 14, 2014 standing in the roadbed of old Highway 10, also known as the Great Central Coast Road near Hillsborough, NC. Magnuson founded the Trading Paths Association 15 years ago, devoted to exploring and recording the remaining ancient roadways across the piedmont of NC. The former trading path roadway running through Hillsborough stretched from the mountains to the coast of NC over the past two hundred years. The roadbed of old Highway 10 was last used in the first part of the 20th century, says Magnuson.
Portrait of Tom Magnuson, 70, of Hillsborough, NC Thursday, August 14, 2014 standing in the roadbed of old Highway 10, also known as the Great Central Coast Road near Hillsborough, NC. Magnuson founded the Trading Paths Association 15 years ago, devoted to exploring and recording the remaining ancient roadways across the piedmont of NC. The former trading path roadway running through Hillsborough stretched from the mountains to the coast of NC over the past two hundred years. The roadbed of old Highway 10 was last used in the first part of the 20th century, says Magnuson. hlynch@newsobserver.com
Portrait of Tom Magnuson, 70, of Hillsborough, NC Thursday, August 14, 2014 standing in the roadbed of old Highway 10, also known as the Great Central Coast Road near Hillsborough, NC. Magnuson founded the Trading Paths Association 15 years ago, devoted to exploring and recording the remaining ancient roadways across the piedmont of NC. The former trading path roadway running through Hillsborough stretched from the mountains to the coast of NC over the past two hundred years. The roadbed of old Highway 10 was last used in the first part of the 20th century, says Magnuson. hlynch@newsobserver.com

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