Crossville, Tennessee is located high atop the Cumberland Plateau. Located east of Knoxville, west of Nashville and south of Chattanooga. With mild climate, 2,000 foot elevation, a low crime rate, vibrant economy and great health cares systems and fine educational programs you can rest assure there is something for everyone here on the Cumberland Plateau.
Crossville, Tennessee continues to change and for the better.With new construction and new businesses everywhere you look, you can be assured that Crossville continuously strives to build relationships and unite families within our community. Crossville is proud to claim some of the most awe-inspiring scenery you'll find and the nationally recognized Cumberland County Playhouse, a family orientated professional theatre. Not to mention we are home to Tennessee's largest Wildlife Management Area, A State Park, Resorts, Recreational and Cultural opportunities and fabulous shopping.
Crossville, Tennessee is recognized Nationally for it's Historic Sites. For example :
GRASSY COVE :is Legend of the Petrified Soldier... Saltpeter used for gunpowder found the Grassy cove area's saltpeter cave important during the Civil War. After the war, a group of cave explorers discovered a petrified soldier in full uniform. A search was made for the soldiers family. After the burial in the Grassy Cove Methodist Church cemetery, fear of his ghost rose among residents and he was removed and re-interred at an undisclosed location.
HALES CHAPEL :Is a one room wooden structure. The oldest grave in the cemetery at the rear is that of infant Nancy L. Rector, February 1880. The cemetery also includes the grave of Hiram Hall, the last man hanged in Cumberland County ( for murder of his wife ).
KEMMER STAND MARKER -Built in 1880 it was one of the first roads to ever cross the Great Wilderness of Cumberland County. Now a rest area it continues it tradition of the early days when travelers stopped and also found hostel at other "stands" dotting the county like Johnson Stand, Miller Stand, Lowrey Stand, Cal Gibson Tavern.
OLD CUMBERLAND COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL : In 1929, the Cumberland County Court voted to build the Cumberland County High School. The use of native Crab Orchard stone was it's first on a public building in Cumberland County. The High School was closed in 1963, but was later used as an elementary school. Today, the building is being renovated and will become a portion of the Cumberland County Justice Center.
RED FOX FLYNN AND UNDERGROUND RAILROAD :During the civil war , Richard Lafayette Flynn and his wife, Ezylphia, ran and underground Railroad stop in Cumberland County assisting the refuge's, escaping slaves and Union Soldiers, including Andrew's Raiders from Chattanooga on their way to Kentucky. Flynn earned his name "Red Fox" for his ability to slip through the area as furtively as a red fox. Flynn died in 1905 and is buried in Flynn Cemetery.
Although Crossville, Tennessee is considered the " Golf Capital of Tennessee" and home to "retire tennessee" the Historical Monuments attract not only the History Buff but people of all walks of life. Crossville, Tennessee has made memories throughout the years and gives you peace of mind knowing "Crossville is about Family"
Come make memories with us and enjoy Crossville, Tennessee
Courtesy of Melissa Grant, Affiliate Broker, Third Tennessee Realty and Associates, 931-484-4173
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