1. Elijah Oliver Place

Cades Cove’s Elijah Oliver Place was home to one of the first lifelong residents of the cove. Elijah Oliver grew up, married, and spent his life in the confines of Cades Cove’s majestic beauty. Today, people can come and view...

2. 2013 Townsend TN Spring F...

This is Townsend’s week – the annual Spring Festival and Old Timers Day, May 3 and 4, 2013! It’s that time of year when bluegrass, clogging, arts and crafts, BBQ, storytelling, and wildflower walks, all come together in...

3. Cantilever Barn in Cades ...

Another feature of the Cable Mill display of Cades Cove is the preserved Cantilever barn, a design in which the upper story was larger than its base. This design allowed animals which were normally outside to stand underneath the over hang...

4. Gregg-Cable House

The Gregg-Cable House, one of the great historical landmarks of the Smokies that can be found in the Cades Cove area of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park. It just so happens to be the first frame house built in the area and a house...

5. The John Oliver Cabin in ...

You can point to the John Oliver Cabin in Cades Cove as a lynchpin in the settlement of the Great Smoky Mountains area, especially Cades Cove and Townsend, Tn. Pioneers looked to the area north of Cades Cove where the current-day Cades...
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Townsend TN Info., History

Officially, 1921 was the year that Townsend received its charter by the state of Tennessee. Officials with the Little River Railroad and Lumber Company played a large part in the founding of Townsend...

Smoky Mountain Highland Games

Smoky Mountain Highland Games
If you’re interested in Scottish history and culture, the 2013 Smoky Mountain Highland Games is the place to be. From the Kilted Mile to the history of the tartan, this festival is all about...

Pet Friendly Cabins Near Townsend, TN

Pet Friendly Cabins Near Townsend, TN
So you’re planning a getaway to Townsend, Tn, but you don’t want to have to leave your dog at home, or at a kennel while you’re gone. Well, Townsend, TN is in close proximity to a...

Townsend Kicks Off the “Music of the Mountai...

The 9th annual “Music of the Mountains” festival, hosted by the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, begins this weekend with its first stop being Townsend, TN. “We’re very pleased to again...

Spring Events in Cades Cove

During the months of April and May, Cades Cove really ramps it up with events geared at getting people out into nature. But it’s not just a guided hiking tour, or a day highlighting some of the many...

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