We will be starting the celebration of the 250th anniversary of Daniel Boone first passed through Cumberland Gap, Tennessee into Kentucky in the spring of 1769. This portal through the barrier mountains became America's first gateway to the West. Discover your own new world of adventure in the life and times of America's pioneer hero, Daniel Boone.
Award-winning author and storyteller Randell Jones will be here Saturday October 20th.
The Boone Society will be here October 19-20. Come find out if you are related to the Boone Family.
This Event is A FREE FAMILY EVENT where all can learn their Genealogical History and Heritage. See the lifestyles of our Pioneer Ancestors. Demonstrations are by Craftsmen/women, Native Americans and other Re-enactors. Our other exhibitors are genealogical and historical societies, speakers, surname tents, authors and crafters.
What the Exhibitors have to sell? Genealogical to historical books, hand made soaps, jewelry, coal crafters, chair caning, blacksmith and many other items.
We are not limiting the Genealogy to the families that came to or through Cumberland Gap, Tennessee but too include all families of the United States.
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First known as the “Gateway to the West”, then as the strong hold during the Civil War, Cumberland Gap is now known for everything from its specialty shops to the National Historical Park. Located approximately an hour north of Knoxville...