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Dates: 1/1/2018 - 12/31/2018
City / State: Rogersville, TN
Event Name: Historic
Event Type: Year Round Walk
Event ID: 108567 2018/Y1552
Distance - Trail Ratings: 6/10 km - 1A
Description: Walk through lovely Rogersville where more than 30 homes and buildings are on the National Register of Historic Places, including the oldest courthouse, inn, and post office in Tennessee. Stroll through Crockett Springs Park where Davy Crockett's grandparents were massacred by Indians in 1777 and buried nearby. Tennessee Newspaper and Printing Museum located in the old Southern Railway Train Depot built in 1890. Tennessee's first newspaper printed in Rogersville in 1791. Walk during daylight hours. Food City open 6am-12am M-Sun; closed Christmas.
Amenities: Strollers: Medium | Wheelchairs: Medium | Pets: Yes | Restrooms: Yes
Special Programs: Points of Reference, Take a Walk In a City Park, United States Post Offices, Walk the USA - Street by Street
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Location: Rogersville Food City
Start Point / Driving Directions: 1287 E Main (Hwy 66), (423)272-2745. N or S I-81, Exit 23, follow signs to Rogersville, using Hwy 23, then Hwy 66. Once inside Rogersville city limits, go through 2 traffic lights, bear right to Main following sign to Historic District. Stay on Main St for approx 2 miles. At traffic light at Park Blvd, turn left then immediately turn right into Eastgate Shopping Center where Food City is located. Walk Box at Customer Service.
Awards & Fees: IVV Credit Only
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Host Club: East Tennessee Wanderers
Contact: Jerrie or Joe Mitchell (865) 291-8149
Website: www.easttennesseewanderers.org