Daniel Boone Wilderness Trail Interpretive Center Grand Opening

Over in Duffield, officials recently held a grand opening and ribbon cutting ceremony for the new Daniel Boone Wilderness Trail Interpretive Center. The new center features numerous exhibits that are intended to bring a large part of the regions history to life. The center serves a gateway to regional tourism by connecting visitors to other historical and cultural stops.
After many years of labor, the new center was finished and opened to the public this past winter. Locally funded by numerous organizations, along with government entities  which provided money for the construction, and still others funded the many exhibits. The 10,000 square foot facility includes a research library, conference room, gift shop, theatre, and museum which displays the story of early settlers to the area. Settlers who followed along Daniel Boone’s westward trail through Cumberland Gap.
 

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