These Incredible Places Around Tennessee Were Once Part Of The Underground Railroad

The Underground Railroad is operated as a pivotal system of escape during the harsh realities of the Civil War, and has made an indelible mark on our nation’s history. There are multiple “stops” that are publicized across the nation, many more closer to the eastern seaboard than here in Tennessee. There are two historic Underground Railroad stops here in the Volunteer State, and you can find them both on the western side of the state. Have you heard of these stories?

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:

You can continue to explore Tennessee with a look at these fascinating photos from the early 1900s – they’re pretty amazing.