Tag : Immigration

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CumberlandGap by Harry Fenn, Harry, 1838-1911, artist, 1872, LOC
My Smith ancestors left Virginia in the 1820s, probably traveling along the Wilderness Road through the Cumberland Gap to Tennessee. Here are some sources I’ve gathered while I’m learning about their journey. Images Sources: Florida Center for Instructional Technology at http://etc.usf.edu/clipart/ Library of Congress at https://www.loc.gov/ “Cumberland Gap and Heights, Tenn., from the Kentucky side. …