The Fascinating Story Behind The Cumberland Plateau Tent Graves In Tennessee

There are all sorts of strange traditions and historic practices here in the south. It’s an old part of the United States, a facet of the nation that’s built on old stories and a bit of southern charm. It’s in Tennessee that the comb grave, which you may know as a tent grave, tradition began, and it’s quite the story….

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If you’re looking for more state history, this historic train station is now a hotel and restaurant in the heart of Nashville, Tennessee.