Carroll County — Visitors Guide 2012-13
The Great Indian Trail traverses the area between Fort Pitt (Pittsburgh) and Chillicothe, Ohio. Col. Henry Bouquet and 1,500 volunteers left Fort Pitt in 1764 to free white frontiersmen taken captive by Chief Pontiac and his Ottawa Indians. They camped along the Great Trail near the Pekin Bridge (SR 183). The annual Great Trail Festival commemorates these events with reenactments and American folk art.