Culture & Heritage of the Upper Cumberland

Cordell Hull and Alvin C. York, two of 20th century America’s greatest patriots during peacetime and in war, grew up only a few miles apart. W.E.B. Du Bois taught school here. The entire area contains some of the best small heritage museums and veterans halls in the country.

Drive the river bluffs and back roads of the Upper Cumberland Civil War Trail.  In commeration of the 150th anniversary of the American Civil War, a group of organizations has recently installed Civil War Trail markers all over Tennessee.

To find more information about these and other topics mentioned in the videos below, we invite you to explore the right side of your screen to visit the county chamber of commerce websites.

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