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Fort Anderson, Rocky Top, Tennessee

Visit Fort Anderson: The Site of the Coal Creek War

Very few people have heard the story of the Coal Creek War that once took place in the mountains of Tennessee. In the early 1890s, miners against the outsourcing of leased convict labor sprung...
Mt. Roosevelt, Rockwood, Tennessee

See for Miles from Mt. Roosevelt

Perched atop a vantage point, this scenic overlook offers breathtaking vistas of the city of Rockwood and the serene Watts Bar Lake. On a clear day, the panoramic view extends to the majestic Great Smoky Mountains, nearly 70 miles away, their peaks etched against the eastern horizon. Venture to the summit of this natural observation lookout spot, and behold the awe-inspiring beauty of the surrounding landscape, unfolding in all its splendor before your eyes.
Mabry-Hazen House, Knoxville, Tennessee

War, Gunfights and Scandals: The Tale of the Historic Mabry-Hazen House

Perched above Knoxville, looking onward to the beautiful Smoky Mountains, the historic Mabry-Hazen House has an exciting past. From the Civil War to deadly gunfights and a scandalous love story, this house stands to tell the stories of over 150 years of local history. With one of the most complete family collections in America, visitors can take a tour of the home and learn all about three generations of the Mabry-Hazen family.
Watt a Retreat, Harriman, Tennessee

10 Awesome Waterfront Vacation Rentals on Watts Bar Lake

Looking for a tranquil waterfront getaway? The scenic shores of Watts Bar Lake in eastern Tennessee offer an idyllic escape. This picturesque lake, formed by a dam on the Tennessee River, boasts crystal-clear waters and miles of shoreline dotted with charming vacation rentals.
Ruins at Cooper's Furnace Day Use Area, Cartersville, Georgia

See the Ruins of an Old Iron Furnace in the Lost City of Etowah

These ruins of an old iron furnace are all that remains of the lost Georgia city of Etowah. From a booming industrial town to Civil War ruins, this area has been left to time. The ruins are open to explore and so is the surrounding forest which makes for an interesting outdoor adventure.
Southernmost Monument to a Union Solider, Lynn Haven, Florida

Southernmost Monument to a Union Solider

Situated among the quiet streets of Lynn Haven lies the Southernmost Monument to a Union Solider. The towering statue looks onward north in memory of those lost in the Civil War. This statue is a symbol not only to Lynn Haven’s founding by northern settlers but also an honor to those that fought and died on the battlefield.
Friendship Monument, Cartersville, Georgia

See this Historic Monument to Friendship

Situated near the bustling railroad tracks in downtown Cartersville lies a unique monument that is a symbol of great friendship. The story of how the marble monument came to stand on the site is an interesting tale that reveals the appreciation of a local businessman named Mark Cooper to some of his dear friends.
Savoy Automobile Museum, Cartersville, Georgia | Photo Credit: Violet Sky Adventures

Rev Up Nostalgia at the Savoy Automobile Museum

The Savoy Automobile Museum offers visitors a glimpse into decades of car history. Meander among the world-class collection of vehicles that are sprawled throughout the 65,000 square foot facility. With an emphasis on the diversity of the automotive industry, the museum offers a mixture of permanent and rotating galleries. Visitors can enjoy an engaging display in a journey through time with helpful docents along the way.
Etowah Indian Mounds State Historic Site, Cartersville, Georgia

Explore Ancient Wonders at Etowah Mounds

Built around 1000 – 1550 AD, the Etowah Mounds in north Georgia are the most intact Mississippian culture site in the southeast. This state historic site has preserved the six earthen mounds and surrounding area for preservation and historical interpretation. The park offers informative hiking trails that wind around the mounds and along the Etowah River.
David Davis Mansion, Bloomington, Illinois

Tour the Elegant Clover Lawn Mansion in Bloomington

Built by U.S. Supreme Court Justice David Davis for his wife Sarah, Clover Lawn is an elegant mansion nestled in the heart of Bloomington. Davis is known for being a long-time friend of Abraham Lincoln and also serving as a U.S. Senator from Illinois. The beautiful mansion welcomes people to tour its grounds and interior for an amazing visit to step back in time.

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