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The Daniel Boone Monument over the last 105 years.
Located in Cumberland Gap National Park

For pictures of how the reconstruction of the road looks please visit Old US 25E : Crossing the Cumberland Gap by Robert V. Dorz.

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The Daniel Boone Monument ca. 1898.
 Picture passed down to Joe Payne.
Notice the background of the sloping hill in all three pictures.
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Stone chisled down Location of monument
These pictures were downloaded from Ebay and appear to be the older stone above chisled down with state Letters and the other a distant picture of the marker below. The marker was on the Middlesboro side of the mountain.
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This is the marker I remember just off the Middlesboro
side of the Cumberland Gap in the 1950's and 1960's.
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boonemarker3.jpg
This marker replaced the one just before sometime in the late 1970's or early 1980's.
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