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The Cumberland Gap was the chief passage way through the Appalachian (Appa-latch-an) Mountains through out American History. It was part of Wilderness Road.

(I remember how to pronounce these mountains by "I'm tossing an 'appl i wish u were smarter than i am cause i dont know

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