Entries by Gretchen Cope

Boone Trace 1775

Please note that we have added a new button to our About page entitled 1775 Boone Trace. Our friend and DBWTA member, Randell Jones has been working on this interactive map for several months and has offered its use to groups who are working up and down the Boone Historic Corridor to preserve the original […]

Lost in the Wander

Beginning on March 10, Curtis Penix, an avid hiker from Monroe, Michigan plans to walk in the footsteps of his 5X great grandfather, Joshua Penix, who arrived at Fort Boonesborough in 1779. Curtis plans a 16-day hike along Boone Trace, as did his grandfather, beginning at Kingsport, TN on March 10 and terminating at Fort […]

Lighting of the Tunnel – Natural Tunnel State Park

We’ll be at the Carter Cabin at Natural Tunnel State Park from 6-9pm every Friday and Saturday until Christmas for the Christmas Lighting of the Tunnel Programs. After enjoying marshmallows, hot chocolate, Santa Clause, live entertainment and all the other festivities at the mouth of the tunnel walk on over to the Carter Cabin to […]