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Tennessee Has Some Odd Place Names

The other day I was reading one of my favorite blogs, Tennessee Mountain Stories and I just loved one of the posts. Beth Durham, who runs Tennessee Mountain Stories had shared an excerpt from Harry Lane’s “Tennessee Memories.” I emailed Beth and asked if I could share the post with you and she graciously said yes. —- The tools of everyday life are honored in Tennessee place names. The Sawteeth, ridges in The Great Smokies of Sevier County, are an…

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Old Moss School House - Marble NC
Appalachia Place names

Marble, NC – 1

Photo from Marble Spring Baptist Church Marble – written by Wanda Stalcup Marble is located approximately halfway between Murphy and…