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Teaching Daniel Boone

Daniel Boone

In 1769, Daniel Boone and a group of five companions found what they were looking for—a narrow pass between the mountains. Arriving at the other end of the pass, Boone and his friends found themselves on the western side of the Appalachians. There, for the first time, they gazed down upon the beautiful green meadows of the land that would become Kentucky. The mountain pass they had used came to be called the Cumberland Gap.

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