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Cumberland Gap National Historical Park


91 Bartlett Park Road
Middlesboro, KY 40965
United States

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Cumberland Gap is the historic mountain pass on Wilderness Road that opened the pathway for westward migration. During the Civil War, Cumberland Gap was first held by the South, then captured by Union troops. Each side held the gap twice.

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