The Horrifying Mine Explosion That Haunts Tennesseans To This Day

The heart of Tennessee runs deep, but it’s not without scars. Our mountains hold stories that will never see the light of day. It’s a beautiful thing, to live in a place exists as a reservoir for history, but there’s an eerie edge that hangs over the heartache of a past tragedy. Briceville, Tennessee has its own stories to tell, and we’ve recorded it simply, cleanly, in a way that’s easily digestible and holds to the core of this sad story. Have you heard of the Cross Mountain Mine disaster?

Below, you can hear the story straight from the heart of Tennessee:

What a heartache, what a strange thing. Let’s lighten the mood a bit with this DELICIOUS Tennessee festival.