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Several parts of my forebears resettled from eastern states to Kansas from about 1870 to 1885. One of them, the Robert Ohnsat family, produced a family anecdote that their journey was by "Conestoga wagon along the National Road" in 1877. This post follows the likely journey westward through Missouri.
So far, no information is available on possible wayhouses in Florissant.
Topic: crossing the Missouri River at Florissant to St. Charles, in St. Charles County.
Topic: crossing the Mississippi River at Alton to West Alton, in St. Charles County.
St. CharlesTopic: wayhouses in St. Charles.
O'FallonTopic: wayhouses in O'Fallon.
WentzvilleTopic: wayhouses in Wentzville.
Topic: when the road became known as Boone's Lick Trail, and if the identity extended all the way to St. Charles.
Quote from correspondent: "The Boonslick Trail, aka the St. Charles Road, went from St. Louis to St. Joseph, MO. One stage/mail/lodging stop was Sexton's Station, located about six miles WNW of Columbia, MO, where I live. It seems the station wasn't used as such after the mid-1800s "
Wright CityTopic: wayhouses in Wright City.
WarrentonTopic: wayhouses in Warrenton.
ColumbiaSexton's Station, located about six miles WNW of Columbia, MO
Kansas City, Missouri