Tag: Historic Rugby

Fall in the Cumberlands: A tagged map

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.


Here at Take Life on the Road® we can’t travel all the time. But we can share adventures we discover, even if we’ve never actually visited the places where these stories come from. This story from Atlas Obscura, one of our favorite websites, evokes a… Continue Reading “Öndvegissúlur”

A Utopia in the Cumberlands

In Victorian England, the younger sons of landed British families had no rights to inheritance and few socially acceptable options for work. Author and social reformer Thomas Hughes dreamed of a Utopian community where such sons could, through agriculture, build a community free of… Continue Reading “A Utopia in the Cumberlands”