Close enough to drive from the MS Gulf Coast and perhaps no other state proudly showcases its unique culture and history the way Tennessee does. There’s no better display of that Great Smokey Mountain History and culture than in Gatlinburg.
Two hundred years ago, in 1807, Martha Jane Huskey Ogle, her children and several other family members arrived in a remote locale of Great Smoky Mountains in East Tennessee to honor the wish of her recently deceased husband, William, to settle in the “land of paradise” he had found for them. Today, that remote locale is known as Gatlinburg, Tennessee. (more…)