Moccasin Gap


Passage through the Clinch Mountains was through Moccasin Gap, a water gap, where Moccasin Creek flowed south into the North Fork Holston River. Daniel Boone and the axemen passed through this gap in March 1775.

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Big Moccasin Gap highway historical marker

Photograph by Randell Jones

Big Moccasin Gap marker is one of a series in the gap along US Hwy 23/58 [View Additional File Details]

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“Moccasin Gap,” Daniel Boone's Trail, accessed February 28, 2020, http:/​/​bythewaywebf.​webfactional.​com/​dboone/​items/​show/​7.​
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