Hazy Sunshine Slipping Through The Cumberland Gap

Published March 5, 2013
Updated September 1, 2017

Sand Cave Cumberland Gap

A key passageway to lower and central Appalachia, the natural junction was a site well-known to Native Americans throughout the centuries. Upon physician and explorer Dr. Thomas Walker’s praise, the pass was expanded by a team of loggers led by none other than Daniel Boone.

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