Category Archives: History

“Before there were roads, there were only trails. Before there were wheels, there were only feet. Before the Norsemen and Columbus stumbled upon North America, the continent was crisscrossed by a trail system chiseled into the earth by animals large and small and the silent moccasins that followed them.” ~Lamar Marshall

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I’m just going to sit this thought here. The concept of “divide and conquer” has been utilized in controlling humans for thousands of years. I’m sure you’ve all heard the term before, however lets take a moment and look at it’s definitions. divide and conquer (or rule) phrase of divide 1. the policy of maintaining […]

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“Do the spirits of Cherokee warriors haunt the peaks and ravines of the Shaconage, their name for the “mountains of the blue smoke?” Is Tsistu’yi still the home of the Great Rabbit, chief of the rabbit tribe, or did he retreat in confusion when the white man bestowed the name “Gregory Bald’ on his home? […]

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Hydrated potassium aluminium sulfate trail doesn’t have the same ring to it as Alum Cave, even though I suppose you could call it that since it’s named after the mineral compound that was mined here.

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