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History and Culture Day

June 15

Re-enactor explains how flax is woven into cloth

Discover the rich historical and cultural influences that make Natural Tunnel so unique.

2 p.m. – 4 p.m. – Wilderness Road Blockhouse. Tour a replica of the Anderson Blockhouse as members of the Daniel Boone Wilderness Trail Association provide information about the history of the building and area. Discover who John Anderson was and why his home was important to the frontier. This is a free program open to everyone. No pets allowed inside of the Blockhouse.

10 a.m. – 6 p.m. – Daniel Boone Wilderness Trail Interpretive Center. Continue your journey along the Wilderness Road by visiting the new Daniel Boone Wilderness Trail Interpretive Center located in Duffield Virginia. The new interpretive center overlooks Kane Gap, a visible representation that shows the path settlers once took on their journey Shoals to Cumberland Gap and the ultimate goal is to educate visitors on the importance of the Wilderness Road and the key role it played in westward expansion. For questions or additional information, call the interpretive center at 276-431-0104.

Various locations throughout the park.

Organizer

Natural Tunnel State Park
Phone:
276-940-2674
Website:
www.virginiastateparks.gov

Venue

Natural Tunnel State Park
1420 Natural Tunnel Parkway
Duffield, VA 24244 United States
+ Google Map
Phone:
276-940-2674
Website:
www.virginiastateparks.gov

Organizer

Natural Tunnel State Park
Phone:
276-940-2674
Website:
www.virginiastateparks.gov

Venue

Natural Tunnel State Park
1420 Natural Tunnel Parkway
Duffield, VA 24244 United States
+ Google Map
Phone:
276-940-2674
Website:
www.virginiastateparks.gov