Category Archive: History

Explore The Elkmont Ghost Town

August 17, 2020

You may have heard of Elkmont campground, one of the most frequently visited and used campgrounds in the Smoky Mountains, but did you know t...

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You may have heard of Elkmont campground, one of the most frequently visited and used campgrounds in...

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Step Back in Time at the Old Mill in Pigeon Forge

October 15, 2019

What comes to mind when you think of Pigeon Forge? Maybe you think of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park. Maybe you think of the iconic...

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What comes to mind when you think of Pigeon Forge? Maybe you think of the Great Smoky Mountains Nati...

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5 Facts About Moonshine You Might Not Know

May 21, 2018

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

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

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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 people, commemorating this dedica...

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

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Elkmont, TN: History & Information

August 6, 2015

Elkmont, TN is an area in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park just above the Little River Valley in Sevier County. It was a pioneer Appa...

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Elkmont, TN is an area in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park just above the Little River Valley...

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Smoky Mountain Historical Information

August 6, 2015

Smoky Mountains history has a lot to tell. The Smokies offer activities for visitors of various ages and interests. Recommended activities i...

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Smoky Mountains history has a lot to tell. The Smokies offer activities for visitors of various ages...

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Walker Sisters Cabin

August 6, 2015

The Walker Sisters were the only family who choose not to sell their land to the National Park Service when the Smokies became a National Pa...

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The Walker Sisters were the only family who choose not to sell their land to the National Park Servi...

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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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