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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 ..

December 17, 2020
Dunlap is located in the heart of the Sequatchie Valley, one of the most picturesque regions in Tennessee.   Historically, farming and coal mining played..

September 2, 2020
From the early 1900s to the 1960s, Chattanooga was a destination for some of the best live rhythm and blues, jazz and soul in the South.    Ninth Street..

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