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Bradley County

The Bradley County Seat of Cleveland has been known for its production of stoves for about 150 years. Here, in 1898, are some of the employees of Cleveland's Harwick Stove Company. (PHOTO: Museum at Five Points) There's a lot of Cheroke…

Campbell County

Grace Moore Courtesy GraceMoore.net Most folks don't know that a native Tennessean became a world famous opera star. Grace Moore was originally born in 1898 in Cocke County, in East Tennessee, and moved to the town of Jellico, in Campbell…

Cannon County

Cummings, left, and B.C. Howell standing next to a historic marker PHOTO: Tennessee State Library & Archives Few legislators were ever as powerful as Jim Cummings of Cannon County, who was first elected to the state house in 1928 and stayed th…

Carroll County

The old NC&St.L Railway roundhouse in Bruceton Hollow Rock and its sister community of Bruceton used to be pretty important. A 1903 map of the NC&St.L Railway system For several generations, there was only one place in the Nashville…

Carter County

The Carter County seat of Elizabethton contains one of Tennessee's few remaining covered bridges.   This reenactment shows what the Transylvania Purchase might have looked like. Carter County has more than its share of history. A l…