1914 DAR marker in Gate City

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In 1914, the Daughters of the American Revolution placed a marker for "Daniel Boone Trail" at the Scott County Courthouse. Elizabeth Preston Gray of Bristol, VA, was in charge of the project for the Virginia Society, NSDAR. She was a member of the Sycamore Shoals Chapter (now defunct) of Bristol, VA .

Read more in "Trailing Daniel Boone--Daughters of the American Revolution marking Daniel Boone's Trail, 1912-1915" by Randell Jones

Available at www.danielboonefootsteps.com

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1914 DAR marker at Scott County Courthouse in Gate City

Photo by Randell Jones

This marker was placed in 1914 by the Daughters of the American Revolution at the Scott County Courthouse because the county seat, Gate City, is adjacent to Moccasin Gap. [View Additional File Details]

1914 DAR marker

Photograph by Randell Jones

This cast iron marker is one of 13 placed by the Virginia Society, NSDAR, as part of the four-state project Daniel Boone's Trail organized by Mrs. Lindsay (Lucy) Patterson of Winston-Salem, NC. Virginia was the only one of the four states to create a vertical tablet. Virginia also dropped the possessive in the name of the project. For more information, see "Trailing Daniel Boone--DAR marking Daniel Boone's Trail, 1912-1915" by Randell Jones Available at www.danielboonefootsteps.com [View Additional File Details]

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