Built on the banks of Beaverdam Creek c. 1819-1820, “Lonesome” is a pioneer log cabin thought to be one of the oldest residences in Dickson County. It was built for William Austin (1790-1876), a veteran of the War of 1812, and his wife . . . — — Map (db m151413) HM
In 1934, agents from the Resettlement Administration and the National Park Service visited Dickson County under petition by local business leaders to evaluate the area’s submarginal farmland and natural resources for a . . . — — Map (db m151473) HM
Tennessee State Parks
The Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) played an important role in shaping the establishment and early growth of Tennessee's state parks. Fifteen of the first 25 parks received significant levels of design and construction . . . — — Map (db m151474) HM
CCC companies 4497-SP-5 and 3464-NP-16 were among the many companies organized by the U.S.A. during the Great Depression to provide useful employment for thousands of people and at the same time to develop and save our natural resources.
In . . . — — Map (db m151469) HM
Replica of the home of Rev. Samuel McAdow where he, together with Rev. Finis Ewing and Rev. Samuel King, founded the Cumberland Presbyterian Church Feb. 4, 1810. Outgrowth of “The Great Revival of 1800,” the new denomination arose to . . . — — Map (db m151470) HM