This map spotlights the stops on our 2018 Fall in the Cumberlands tour. The “natural” route is Berea, Ky. to Oak Ridge, Tenn. to Elizabethtown, Ky.
Though President Lincoln never visited the area, we are told that he was deeply grateful to the Unionists of East Tennessee, whose loyalty was tested during the Civil War. General O.O. Howard, who spoke with Lincoln in 1863, came to speak at the nearby… Continue Reading “Not All Were Rebels”
Built on the knoll above the sinking spring where many believe the Lincoln cabin originally stood, the Memorial Building at Abraham Lincoln Birthplace National Historical Park was constructed between 1909 and 1911 in an effort by the Lincoln Farm Association to commemorate the life… Continue Reading “The 1st Lincoln Memorial”