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  1. The Untraveled History of the Wilderness Road

    The Untraveled History of the Wilderness Road

    By: Mildred Leedy Armao Daniel Boone is iconized as the man who blazed the trail across the Cumberland Mountains from Virginia to Kentucky. This important route, then, opened the door for tens of thousands of pioneers to settle west of the Appalachian Mountains. Initially, the trace was simply that; a...

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  2. Book Notes – The Land We Dreamed

    Book Notes – The Land We Dreamed

    The Land We Dreamed. By Joe Survant.  (2014.  Pp. 133.  $19.95.  Paper. Lexington: University Press of Kentucky.  663 South Limestone Street, Lexington KY 40508-4008. www.kentuckypress.com) ISBN: 978-0-8131-4458-0. As our pedigree charts grow backward toward Kentucky’s early settlement days, and as we celebrate the “memory” of those we have never met, the...

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