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Davy Crocket birthplace

Located very near by in Greene County. Located on the Nolichucky river and birthplace of the acclaimed frontiersman, politician, and soldier. A must see for any Tennessee Vols fan. 23 more words

Historical Homes

Upcoming Lecture by Dr. Tom Kanon

On Tuesday, January 27, at 6:30 P.M., Cumberland University will host Dr. Tom Kanon as he discusses his new book, Tennesseans at War, 1812-1815: Andrew Jackson, the Creek War, and the Battle of New Orleans. 190 more words

Tennessee History

Courthouse Fires Still Happen! Disaster in Van Buren County, Tennessee

We often think courthouse fires happened a long time ago, destroying our ancestors’ records and making genealogical research challenging; however, fires can and do occasionally happen today. 494 more words


Biographies of Pivotal Tennesseans at the 2014 Southern Festival of Books

I have the distinct privilege of participating in this year’s Southern Festival of Books, which will be held this weekend in Nashville. I will be part of a session, entitled “ 51 more words

Andrew Jackson

The Typical 'Welcome' Post

Hello, all and welcome to The Y’all Historian! Right off the bat, you should have some indication that this is not your typical blog about history; oh, far from it. 189 more words

American History

A Part of History

Our world is imperfect. No one can argue that point. We all have different opinions on many topics, and I’m incredibly thankful that we live in a country where we have the freedom to speak our minds. 289 more words