Earthenware Potters Along the Great Road
in Virginia and Tennessee

The Great Philadelphia Wagon Road was the primary route from Philadelphia west to Tennessee or Kentucky. However from Roanoke, Va. west it was simply known as the Great Road. Although there are many documentary references to the potters and pottery of this region, very few examples have survived. This exhibit explores the history of the first non-native pottery in in Virginia and Tennessee.

The Blue Ridge Institute & Museum

20 Museum Drive, Ferrum, VA 24088

Phone: (540) 365 - 4412

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