Cumberland Ford, Pineville, KY
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member kbarhow
N 36° 45.825 W 083° 41.627
17S E 259552 N 4072049
Quick Description: Wilderness Road ford over the Cumberland River. The Wilderness Road was created by migrating buffalo, and then used by the Native Americans. Daniel Boone led settlers over this route into central Kentucky. Critical crossing during the Civil War.
Location: Kentucky, United States
Date Posted: 11/25/2010 5:21:19 AM
Waymark Code: WMA6VA
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote
Views: 2

Long Description:
The road eventually became part of the Dixie Highway, leading down to the Cumberland Gap.
Feature Discription: Historical marker

Web address for the route: [Web Link]

Beginning of the road: Virginia

End of the road: Central Kentucky

Secondary Web Address: Not listed

Visit Instructions:
We ask that if you visit the site, please include a unique picture with your impressions of the location. If possible, and if you are not too shy, please include yourself and your group in the photo. Extra points will be given for your best buffalo imitation or if you are licking something salty.
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