Cantilever Barns of Appalachia

2020-04-11T00:55:09-04:00February 6th, 2018|History|

The Great Smoky Mountains are the most visited national park in the nation. Scenic waterfalls and rushing rivers along with awe inspiring vistas help create memories that visitors will never forget. Located in the western end of the park is Cade’s Cove. Besides the picturesque scenery it also encompasses several old farms dating to the [...]

What happened to the chestnut tree?

2020-04-11T00:55:15-04:00May 9th, 2017|American Chestnut, Types of Wood|

The chestnut tree was once one of the most common trees in the United States. Towns and cities have named streets for trees like the maple, the walnut and the chestnut was no different. Chestnut Hill is the name of prominent neighborhoods in both Philadelphia and Boston. The tree anchored whatever ecosystem they were a [...]