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Boone Trace in Knox County, Kentucky - 1775

The Knox Historical Museum has partnered with two organizations dedicated to marking, preserving and promoting the Daniel Boone Trace: the Friends of Boone Trace based in central Kentucky and The Boone Society based in North Carolina.

The Boone Trace was blazed in 1775 and was one of the first roads through southeast Kentucky, not counting the Warrior's Path and the old Skaggs Trace. The Trace was a significant pioneer route into Kentucky for about two decades, prior to the establishment of the Wilderness Road in 1796.

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