Learning about Wilderness Road and Daniel Boone

The Wilderness Road trail was first marked by Daniel Boone in March of 1775. Ultimately it became known as the great emigrant trail which led from southwestern Virginia via the Cumberland Gap into central Kentucky. The Gap was in the Appalachian Mountains in the vicinity of Kentucky, Virginia and Tennessee down to the Ohio River.

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Jeannette Holland Austin

Jeannette Holland Austin

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