Curtis Penix, left, and Givan Fox, in Laurel County during their 2015 hike of the route of Boone Trace, the 200-mile path Daniel Boone and his crew blazed through the Cumberland Gap to Central Kentucky in March 1775. Penix's 5th-great-grandfather, Joshua Penix, took the path to Fort Boonesborough in 1779. A non-profit group is working with the National Park Service and state and local governments to create a driving route and shared-used trail along the historic route.
Curtis Penix, left, and Givan Fox, in Laurel County during their 2015 hike of the route of Boone Trace, the 200-mile path Daniel Boone and his crew blazed through the Cumberland Gap to Central Kentucky in March 1775. Penix's 5th-great-grandfather, Joshua Penix, took the path to Fort Boonesborough in 1779. A non-profit group is working with the National Park Service and state and local governments to create a driving route and shared-used trail along the historic route. Tom Eblen teblen@herald-leader.com
Curtis Penix, left, and Givan Fox, in Laurel County during their 2015 hike of the route of Boone Trace, the 200-mile path Daniel Boone and his crew blazed through the Cumberland Gap to Central Kentucky in March 1775. Penix's 5th-great-grandfather, Joshua Penix, took the path to Fort Boonesborough in 1779. A non-profit group is working with the National Park Service and state and local governments to create a driving route and shared-used trail along the historic route. Tom Eblen teblen@herald-leader.com