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May 23, 2022
The Ocoee Whitewater Center that rests in between Copperhill and Cleveland will be closed until further notice. A fire destroyed most of the building on April 2..

May 19, 2022
Take a train ride to the past while traveling along the Tennessee Valley Railroad. Whether you want to take a dinner train and have a meal with your partner or ..

January 21, 2021
During the Civil War, a group of young women in their teens and early twenties in Rhea County, Tenn., formed a cavalry company to deliver food, clothing and sup..

December 29, 2020
A coal miner from Middlesboro, KY, Henry Harrison Mayes (1898-1986) spent decades driving around the country erecting giant roadside crosses. His inspiration ca..

December 18, 2020
If you're in the mood for a scenic drive sprinkled with some regional history, plan to visit Meigs County, Tenn., where you'll see beautiful country barns, old ..

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