Cumberland Gap in Absalom, Absalom! (Location)

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Display Label: 
Cumberland Gap
Type: 
OutOfYoknapatawpha
Authority : 
Text (when unambiguous)
X: 
2548
Y: 
946
Description: 

The "Cumberland Gap" through which Sutpen brings the imported tombstones for his wife and himself is a narrow pass through the Cumberland Mountains near the intersection of the states of Kentucky, Virginia, and Tennessee. It was a major route over the Appalachians for the settlers who first inhabited the frontier southwest.

Role: 
Only Mentioned in Text
Status: 
Continuous

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