Cumberland Gap National Historical Park Newswire

Cumberland Gap National Historical Park Newswire

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  1. Medical schools across U.S. compete in Wilderness Adventure Race -Read the original story

    Tuesday Nov 29 | Middlesboro Daily News

    ... traveled by bike and by foot to the Pinnacle, a scenic overlook located in Cumberland Gap National Historical Park, and ended their journey back at LMU-DCOM. This year's theme was "The Apocalypse" and students from LMU-DCOM staged medical scenarios ...

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  2. 2016 America the Beautiful Quarters Circulating Coin Set Available on November 22Read the original story

    Thursday Nov 17 | PressReleasePoint

    The United States Mint will accept orders for the 2016 America the Beautiful Quarters Circulating Coin Seta starting on November 22 at noon Eastern Time . Priced at $5.95, the set contains 10 circulating coins-five from the United States Mint at Philadelphia and five from the United States Mint at Denver -with reverse designs honoring Shawnee National Forest , Cumberland Gap National Historical Park , Harpers Ferry National Historical Park , Theodore Roosevelt National Park , and Fort Moultrie .

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  3. Building The Bridges: Who'll pay to keep the East End tunnels safe, clear?Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 17 | WAVE-TV Louisville

    ... of one mile from Middlesboro into Tennessee. It carries traffic from US 25E under Cumberland Gap National Historical Park. It replaced a 2.3-mile winding roadway that locals had nicknamed "Massacre Mountain" for the number and frequency of wrecks ...

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  4. Fire Conditions Merit Bans, Restrictions In Shenandoah And Great Smoky Mountains National ParksRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 16 | National Parks Traveler

    Though there are no forest fires inside Cumberland Gap National Historical Park that touches parts of Kentucky, Tennessee, and Virginia, fires in the vicinity have sent smoke into the park/Harold Jerrell With wildfires burning in many places of the Southeast, and extremely warm and dry conditions in the forests, Great Smoky Mountains National Park has banned all campfires and use of fire grills in the park, while to the north in Shenandoah National Park fire restrictions have been put in place in the South District. In the Smokies in Tennessee and North Carolina, officials say that "due to continued dry conditions and widespread wildfires throughout the region, have issued the parkwide ban to further reduce the risk of escaped fires.

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  5. Final Shot: Our Favorite Reader Photo of the MonthRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 15 | Shutterbug

    Breaking Light Shutterbug reader Joshua Moore is a volunteer photographer for the National Park Service and travels to many parks. On his way to the Cumberland Gap National Historical Park in Kentucky, Moore often visits Rogersville, Tennessee.

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  6. 2 goats to become park property if not claimed -Read the original story

    Thursday Nov 10 | Middlesboro Daily News

    Two goats found on the Tri-State Trail within Cumberland Gap National Historical Park will become park property if they are not claimed by Nov. 28. To identify and claim the goats, contact Park Ranger Brad Cope at 606-246-1087 or 423-302-7328 between the hours of 7 a.m. and 2 p.m., Friday through Tuesday.

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  7. Cumberland Gap Tunnel turns 20 -Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 12, 2016 | Harlan Daily Enterprise

    ... highway which has benefited tourism, the flow of traffic and an important part of Cumberland Gap National Historical Park. Day-to-day operations at the tunnel now require the teamwork of 35 employees with job titles ranging from mechanical engineers ...

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  8. Come home to LMU -Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 5, 2016 | Middlesboro Daily News

    ... alumni and students are invited to walk to the Pinnacle. The group will begin at the Cumberland Gap National Historical Park Visitor Center for a 3.3 mile walk to the Pinnacle Overlook at 4 p.m. The Class of 1991 is invited to gather and celebrate ...

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  9. Fall Heritage Walk at park plannedRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 4, 2016 | Harlan Daily Enterprise

    Twenty years ago, on Oct. 18, 1996, time and traffic stopped on top of Cumberland Mountain with the opening of the Cumberland Gap Tunnels. Now, 20 years later, on Oct. 8, Cumberland Gap National Historical Park will present the "Within the Shadows of Cumberland Gap Heritage Walk."

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  10. Full autumn schedule in the area -Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 3, 2016 | Harlan Daily Enterprise

    ... means that Halloween and fall events are happening at several of the local parks. Cumberland Gap National Historical Park will be hosting several guided hikes including a Heritage Walk on Oct. 8 at 1 p.m. Hikers will meet at the Thomas Walker ...

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  11. Fall Heritage Walk at park -Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 30, 2016 | Middlesboro Daily News

    Twenty years ago on Oct. 18, 1996, time and traffic stopped on top of Cumberland Mountain with the opening of the Cumberland Gap Tunnels. Now, 20 years later, on Oct. 8, 2016 Cumberland Gap National Historical Park presents the "Within the Shadows of Cumberland Gap Heritage Walk."

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  12. Full fall schedule -Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 12, 2016 | Middlesboro Daily News

    ... the new season, many local parks have put together a schedule of upcoming events. Cumberland Gap National Historical Park will be hosting several guided hikes including a heritage walk on Oct. 8 at 1 p.m. Hikers will meet at the Thomas Walker ...

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  13. Welcome autumnRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 10, 2016 | Middlesboro Daily News

    ... 4-6; a Veteran's Day Dinner on Nov. 11; and a Bee and Honey Festival on Nov. 12. Cumberland Gap National Historical Park offers tours of Gap Cave, and the shuttle runs from the visitor's center to Hensley Settlement on specific days of the week ...

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  14. ATV opportunity arises -Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 7, 2016 | Middlesboro Daily News

    ... make it work out at that time." "If we can get this to go through, along with Cumberland Gap National Historical Park and the Appalachian Wildlife Preserve, this will be the biggest thing tourism-wise to happen in Bell County in a long, long time. ...

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  15. What makes a 1971 Lincoln, Doubled Die cent...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 2, 2016 | Coin World

    This 2016-P Kentucky Cumberland Gap National Historical Park quarter dollar with doubling on the upper right arm was submitted by Michael Fraser. Daniel Griffin submitted this 1946-D/D Lincoln cent with a repunched Mint mark variety.

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  16. Kremer resigns as Discover Downtown Middlesboro executive director -Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 31, 2016 | Middlesboro Daily News

    ... This assisted with the first phase of a trail to connect the downtown with the Cumberland Gap National Historical Park. The National Park Service joined in the effort through a technical assistance grant from the Recreational Trails Conservation ...

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  17. Accident under investigation - 3:59 pm updated:Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 24, 2016 | Middlesboro Daily News

    The Cumberland Gap National Historical Park has released more information about an incident that resulted in the death of one of its employees. A news release from the park states that at approximately 11 a.m. on Monday, a National Park Service seasonal employee, Berlin "Forest" Howard III, died when the riding lawn mower he was operating collided with a van on Pinnacle View Road in Cumberland Gap National Historical Park in Kentucky.

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  18. National Park Service Employee Killed In Collision With Van At...Read the original story

    Aug 23, 2016 | National Parks Traveler

    A 27-year-old National Park Service employee was killed at Cumberland Gap National Historical Park in Kentucky when the riding lawn mower he was on collided with a van in the park. A release from Park Service's Southeast Regional office said Berlin "Forest" Howard III tied about 11 a.m. Monday.

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  19. Batty about bats - 4:06 pm updated:Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 18, 2016 | Middlesboro Daily News

    ... ecosystem from pollinating to keeping the mosquito population in check, according to Cumberland Gap National Historical Park Chief of Resource Management Jenny Beeler. CGNHP will be hosting a program, Batty About Bats, on Aug. 20 at the Bartlett ...

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  20. a Batty about Batsa at Cumberland Gap parkRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 18, 2016 | Harlan Daily Enterprise

    ... been documented and even featured on YouTube and television shows. But for staff at Cumberland Gap National Historical Park and bat and nature aficionados, these winged flying mammals cause goosebumps of excitement and exclamations of "sweet and ...

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