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Cumberland Gap and trails west.

Edith S. McCall

Cumberland Gap and trails west.

by Edith S. McCall

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Published by Childrens Press in Chicago .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Frontier and pioneer life -- Juvenile fiction,
  • Appalachian Region -- History -- Juvenile fiction

  • About the Edition

    Relates the adventures of six men including George Washington and Daniel Boone, whose explorations of the Appalachian Mountain area during the 17th and 18th centuries opened up the way west.

    Edition Notes

    j-86984

    StatementPictures by Carol Rogers.
    GenreJuvenile fiction
    SeriesHer Frontiers of America
    ContributionsRogers, Carol.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination126 p.
    Number of Pages126
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23249243M
    ISBN 100516033115

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    Laurel Trail - Miles - Easy - This trail is the shortest route to the Alum Gap Campground and makes a great return trail for hikes on the Big Creek Gulf or Rim trails. The many moist fern-filled hollows become the headwaters of Laurel Creek. The trail begins to the left of the Stone Door Ranger Station. Cumberland Gap and Trails West by Edith McCall. Childrens Press, Hardcover. Acceptable. Disclaimer:A readable copy. All pages are intact, and the cover is intact. Pages can include considerable notes-in pen or highlighter-but the notes cannot obscure the text. The dust jacket is missing. At ThriftBooks, our motto is: Read More, Spend Less.


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