Friday, October 21, 2011 at 12:15 am (Updated: October 21, 1:00 am)
Most people in these parts are familiar with the history of Cumberland Gap and its importance as a route to open up frontier country.
My history with Cumberland Gap is personal — I lived there for several years in my 20s. I loved it, especially around this time of year.
On crisp autumn days, I could look out the kitchen window in my second-story apartment and see the people — tiny in the distance —on the Pinnacle Overlook at Cumberland Gap National Historical Park.
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