The Wilderness Road.
Guiding you on this trip will be Dr. Lawrence Fleenor, Jr. Dr. Fleenor is the historian for the Daniel Boone Wilderness Trail Association. He has written several books on Southwest Virginia history, including “Appalachia Anthology,” “Forts of the Holston Militia,” “Bear Grass,” and “Benge!” As the guide for this trip, Dr. Fleenor will give you the stories behind the history and bring alive this important time in our region.
The bus will leave from the Southwest Virginia Museum at 9:00 AM and will return at approximately 4:00 PM. Participants may bring their own lunch or may purchase one from the museum. Seating is limited to 19, so be sure to reserve your spot today! The price for the tour is $25 per person; the optional lunch is an additional $5. Registration and payment deadline is Friday, September 24. For more information or to reserve your spot, please call the Southwest Virginia Museum at 276-523-1322.