The Story of the Spruce Pine Depots

The Story of the Spruce Pine Depots

With all the excitement of the exterior renovation of the Spruce Pine Depot, we thought we would take a look back at the history behind the two depots that have existed in Spruce Pine. The South & Western Railroad, the forerunner of the Clinchfield Railroad,...
Buladean Graduates

Buladean Graduates

Notes accompanying this photo identify the first graduating class from a school sponsored by the Buladean Presbyterian Church, which was organized by the Holston Presbytery in 1922.  There was no date with the photo; however, Churches of the Mayland Fellowship record...
The General Store

The General Store

These days, we hop in our car and drive a few miles to Ingles, Wal-Mart, or the Dollar General Store when we need groceries for the family or other supplies.  But prior to the widespread use of automobiles and the growth of supermarkets and so forth, each community...
Decoration Day in the Mountains

Decoration Day in the Mountains

Much of the Mountain South still observes Decoration Day, a tradition since soon after the Civil War; most believe the custom was emulated in the North and eventually became our national holiday, Memorial Day. Most often held in the warmer months, from May to...
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