Cumberland Gap National Historical Park

Description

Founded as a national park in 1959, Cumberland Gap NHP protects and interprets the geological and cultural history of this natural pass through the barrier scarp of the Cumberland Mountains.

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Cumberland Gap National Historical Park

Cumberland Gap National Historical Park welcomes visitors on the Kentucky side of the gap. | Creator: Randell Jones [View Additional File Details]

Daniel Boone's Trail monument in Historic Cumberland Gap

This truncated, four-sided pyramid was built in 1929 to replace the 1915 monument erected by the DAR. The view is looking north toward Pinnacle Rock. | Creator: Randell Jones [View Additional File Details]

DAR Joint monument

This is another view of the relocated DAR join monument at Historic Cumberland Gap. [View Additional File Details]

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Randell Jones, “Cumberland Gap National Historical Park,” Daniel Boone's Trail, accessed September 21, 2019, http:/​/​bythewaywebf.​webfactional.​com/​dboone/​items/​show/​29.​
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