Traditional crafts, surname tents, societies, authors and book vendors will be on site. Vendors who want to book a spot or a surname tent should contact the organizers at P.O. Box 705, Tazewell, Tenn.; calling 423-869-9580 or sending an email to firstname.lastname@example.org
Cumberland Gap National Historical Park will feature speakers. Schedules will be announced in late February or early March.
Hundreds of thousands of our ancestors passed through the Cumberland Gap to settle the western frontier.
It’s estimated 50 million Americans have ancestral ties to the Cumberland Gap, a pass on the Wilderness Road through the western Appalacians where Tennessee, Kentucky and Virginia meet.