With the whispers of fall upon us soon tourists will flock to Cumberland County for breathtaking fall views, waterfalls, and popular hiking trails. While we all know and drive past these spots on a daily basis, what many might not know is their history, their value to our town’s humble beginnings.
Lake Tansi golf course features a landing strip. Renegade’s peak slope was 3,700 feet. The Chamber of Commerce forms in 1968.
The humble beginnings of the “Golf Capital of Tennessee.”
A brief history of Cumberland County Schools in Tennessee. Beginning in the 1800s through today.
A brief look into Crossville, TN’s historic Main Street during the year 1900.
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’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.
The Appalachian way of life that is now known for its artistry, folklore, moonshine, and hillbilly ways were not for “looks” but necessity
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.
Escapes were not unusual at Camp Crossville. As one story is told, three German escapees encountered Granny in the woods. She told them to “git” and when they didn’t, she began to fire. She shot one dead. When the police arrived, Granny cried, learning that she did not shoot “Yankees” but instead Germans.
In the south football is tradition, its excitement, its rivalry, and its history.