The Carolina Road was one of the main north-south roadways during the Civil War. Today, it runs parallel to a 175-mile stretch of road, Route 15, which winds past Civil War superstar sites, such as Gettysburg
. You can also meander through dozens of smaller sites such as Ball's Bluff Regional Park and Battlefield
and the Battle of Kettle Run
. To help plan your trip, visit Journey Through Hallowed Ground
. More than 30 small towns, such as Frederick, VA, Harper's Ferry, WV, and Leesburg, VA, lie along the Journey Through Hallowed Ground route, with histories dating back to the early 1800s.
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