Category Archive: History

The History Of Pigeon Forge, Gatlinburg & Sevierville

August 13, 2015

Pigeon Forge, Gatlinburg and Sevierville have a very rich history. From early settlers, to historic monuments, to today's best vacation site...

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Pigeon Forge, Gatlinburg and Sevierville have a very rich history. From early settlers, to historic ...

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The Civil War and the Smokies

August 10, 2015

During a time when most Southerners were eager to flex their muscle and show the Union Army how they were capable of leading their own sover...

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During a time when most Southerners were eager to flex their muscle and show the Union Army how they...

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Rockefeller Monument

August 6, 2015

On September 2, 1940 President Theodore Roosevelt dedicated the Great Smoky Mountains National Park to the Rockefeller family. The monument ...

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On September 2, 1940 President Theodore Roosevelt dedicated the Great Smoky Mountains National Park ...

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Elkmont

August 6, 2015

A former logging community, Elkmont is named for the elk who inhabitated the area years ago. Elk are slowly being re...

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A former logging community, Elkmont is named for the elk who inhabitated the...

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Smoky Mountain Historical Information

August 6, 2015

The Smokies offer activities for visitors of various ages and interests. Recommended activities include camping, hiking, picnicking, sightse...

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The Smokies offer activities for visitors of various ages and interests. Recommended activities incl...

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Walker Sisters Cabin

August 6, 2015

The old cabin was located on a 400-acre portion of a farm that Brice McFalls acquired in 1838 from the 2,000 acre tract ...

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The old cabin was located on a 400-acre portion of a farm that Brice McFalls acq...

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5 Things You Didn’t Know About Moonshine!

May 21, 2015

What do you think of when you think of moonshine? Probably multiple images pop into your head of backwoods stills and hillbillies cartin...

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What do you think of when you think of moonshine? Probably multiple images pop into your head of...

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FoxFire Mountain: These Hills Have History

June 30, 2014

Though FoxFire Mountain has been part of the Pigeon Forge community for the past half decade, it’s part of a lasting Smoky...

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Though FoxFire Mountain has been part of the Pigeon Forge community for the past hal...

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Gatlinburg Inn Recognized for History Efforts

May 23, 2014

Pictured from left, Logan Coykendall (CEO, Hospitality Solutions), Allen Barker (one of the owners of The Historic Gatlinburg Inn), Cherel...

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Pictured from left, Logan Coykendall (CEO, Hospitality Solutions), Allen Barker (one of the owners...

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East Tennessee Civil War Trails

July 11, 2013

Just looking at the map can tell you how important Tennessee was during the Civil War. The state was an essential thoroughfare on the way to...

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Just looking at the map can tell you how important Tennessee was during the Civil War. The state was...

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