The Story Behind This Evil Place In Tennessee Will Make Your Blood Turn Cold

Is Brushy Mountain State Penitentiary “evil,” per se? Maybe not. Does it have an absolutely terrifying history and is it rumored to be the home of ghostly ghouls? Yes. That part is very true. We’ve researched the history of the prison and given you a closer look at the eastern Tennessee legend – there are a few things you may not know.

We’re aware that these uncertain times are limiting many aspects of life as we all practice social and physical distancing. While we’re continuing to feature destinations that make our state wonderful, we don’t expect or encourage you to go check them out immediately. We believe that supporting local attractions is important now more than ever and we hope our articles inspire your future adventures! And on that note, please nominate your favorite local business that could use some love right now: https://www.onlyinyourstate.com/nominate/

What an interesting place…and what a dark, dark history. Let’s take a break and visit a peaceful Tennessee oases, shall we? Okay.