An Ancient Highway System Exists in North America and can still be seen today!
Trail Marker Trees (Ancient Road System) | Found throughout North America You may be surprised to learn that Native American’s had developed their own unique way of marking travel routes, as well as marking locations of hunting grounds, food and water sources, and other important spots throughout North America. Using nature as a way to show them the direction to these important places. A massive network of constructed pre-Columbian roads and trails have been well documented across the Americas, and in many places remnants can still be found of trails used by hunters and gatherers. One unique characteristic of the trail marker tree is a horizontal bend several feet off the ground, which makes it visible at greater distances, even in snow. Trail marker trees were grown in such a way that they pointed towards places that held significance to them. These navigational aids were most often oak trees in the Great Lakes region. Trail marker trees can still be spotted today. One notable case was that of a trail marker tree gaining notoriety is that of the Bent Oak near Warrenton Missouri. During the construction of a Schnucks store, A heavily wooded area between the Veterans Memorial Parkway and I-70, behind Walgreens, was a site chosen by the Schnucks Supermarket chain for a new store in this area....When the local historical society pointed out to them the Native American Trail Tree and asked it to be saved...Schnucks made sure the construction company saved it...and to be sure..They [Schnucks] parked an eighteen wheeler so no equipment could hit the tree....then Schnucks named the shopping center for the tree, Bent Oak Center. The next time you take a hike in the woods, stay mindful of these trees and you may just see one! A free Kindle book on the subject gives even greater insight into the location of several such trees and the deep meaning behind them for Native Americans:


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