A brief history of Cumberland County Schools in Tennessee. Beginning in the 1800s through today.
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Main Street, Crossville, TN Year 1900
A brief look into Crossville, TN’s historic Main Street during the year 1900.
The TN Central in Cumberland County
The hidden history of how Cumberland County finally got the railroad to come through town.
Cumberland County Playhouse
The Cumberland County Playhouse is a culture that is completely unique to our town. Its Christmas traditions are some that many of us will never forget, but what is even more interesting is that the playhouse’s beginnings were completely unplanned.
The Last Chickamauga Cherokee Chief & the Cumberland Plateau
The Last Chickamauga Cherokee Chief’s role in signing a treaty giving the Scot-Irish settlers the rights to Cherokee hunting land and how it lead to the chiefs infamous assassination.
Dr. May Wharton’s Introduction to Cumberland County
When the influenza of 1918 hit Cumberland County Dr. Wharton was brand new. She had to quickly learn the mountain people’s ways to help them survive, and she did.
Myth: Staffing companies cannot help with your job search.
Staffing companies are the hidden gem of the job board world.
Beginning the Cumberland Homesteads
The stock market crashed in October of 1929 and by 1933 Cumberland County was literally starving. During the Great Depression one in four workers were unemployed, farmer’s could not afford their land anymore, sharecroppers were evicted, and wages were slashed. There was a walkout at the Harriman Hosiery Mill, a strike at the mines in Wilder, and “impending civil war.” Residents were tired, hungry, fed-up, and feeling overlooked.
Support Your Local Economy
Small businesses are incredibly important to the economy, both local and international. So, whether it is “Small Business Saturday” or not, shop local, work local, love your community.