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The Civilian Conservation Corps and Cove Lake State Park Marker (back) image, Touch for more information
By Tom Bosse, February 27, 2019
The Civilian Conservation Corps and Cove Lake State Park Marker (back)
Tennessee (Campbell County), Careyville — The Civilian Conservation Corps and Cove Lake State Park
Few men have the satisfaction of knowing they have made a contribution in their lifetime that will last through the ages and touch the lives of millions. Men of the CCC know that, feeling well. The Civilian Conservation Corps was launched April . . . — Map (db m130401) HM
Tennessee (Campbell County), Caryville — 1D 37 — Stone Millcirca 1900-1934
1.5 miles to the southeast on Cove Creek. Joel E. Stone built a dam, grist mill and a saw mill, which he and his family operated until 1934 when Norris Lake was raised. The mill served the surrounding area as a community center and whistle-stop for . . . — Map (db m74243) HM
Tennessee (Campbell County), Jacksboro — Campbell County War Memorial
Dedicated to the memory of our comrades of all wars who entered the service of their country from Campbell County and those who gave their lives on the field of honor "that this nation, under God, shall have a new birth of freedom - and that . . . — Map (db m130976) WM
Tennessee (Campbell County), Jellico — All Veterans Memorial
Tennessee Amvets dedicates this memorial to all veterans living or deceased who have honorably served their country that freedman may reign. Governor Don Sandquist — Map (db m74228) WM
Tennessee (Campbell County), Jellico — Civil War in TennesseeWar in the Mountains
Tennessee’s mountain residents were bitterly divided about secession in 1861, although most were Unionist. In Huntsville (Exit 141), Scott County residents voted to secede and join Kentucky if Tennessee joined the Confederacy. Confederate . . . — Map (db m74227) HM
Tennessee (Campbell County), Jellico — Conflict in Campbell CountyWar in the Mountains
The Civil War in Campbell County was often personal. Few residents owned slaves, and a large majority – 1,094 to 60 – voted against secession in June 1861. Local men formed what became Co. A and Co. B, 1st Tennessee Infantry (US), at the . . . — Map (db m119921) HM
Tennessee (Campbell County), Jellico — 1D 17 — Kirby Smith Invades Kentucky
Heth's Division, with the army's artillery and subsistence trains, passed into Kentucky through Walker's and Big Creek Gaps, while other combat elements of the Army of East Tennessee moved through Roger's Gap. The two columns reunited at . . . — Map (db m121322) HM
Tennessee (Campbell County), Jellico — 1 D1 — Tennessee - Campbell County / Kentucky
Campbell County Established 1806: reportedly named in honor of Col. Arthur Campbell. Member of the Virginia House of Burgesses; Commanded 70th Regiment Virginia Militia, in the Revolution; Commissioner for negotiation of Indian Treaties in . . . — Map (db m119950) HM
Tennessee (Campbell County), LaFollette — Big Creek GapNatural Opening
The road in front of you winds through Big Creek Gap, one of the few natural openings through the Cumberland Mountains in the region. During the Civil War, this corridor was much narrower and steeper, and even lightly loaded wagons found travel . . . — Map (db m74229) HM
Tennessee (Campbell County), LaFollette — Glen Oaks
Erected ca 1900-01 by Harvey M. LaFollette, founder of the city of LaFollette. This 27 room home is in the high Victorian style and was designed by the famous 19th century architect, George Barber. While the grounds, which once encompassed the . . . — Map (db m130965) HM
Tennessee (Campbell County), LaFollette — Howard "Louie Bluie" Armstrong1909-2003
Growing up in LaFollette, Howard Armstrong's love of music developed early. His talents as an artist led to a legendary 80 year career as a singer, painter, and musician. In 1990, Howard was awarded a National Heritage Fellowship, and named a Master . . . — Map (db m130949) HM

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