Automobiles & Moonshine – A New Generation

Growing up in the south, NASCAR country, fast cars are nothing new. We all remember the day Dale died, but what is fascinating is not long ago these roads through Cumberland County had never seen a car. Once they did fascination grew, wonder ensued, cars came alive, and whiskey soon followed. 

The Three Courthouses of Cumberland County, TN

The first courthouse in Cumberland County was nothing more than an old log cabin. It sat across from where the current courthouse is located. It was built in 1856 but the growing town needed a bigger building.

The Beginning of a New Era

A new age had come to Crossville, TN, and it took many by storm: hangings, railroads, industry, prosperity, politics, and war. The simple way of life that many new settlers had moved there for was ending, but the town needed to grow.

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