Sycamore Shoals’ role in the American Revolution and the muster of the Overmountain Men.
Just imagine. The year is 1780. The Revolutionary War is at a stalemate, no end is in sight and the fighting has moved south with the British conquest of Charleston. The King of England decreed no white men were allowed to claim land west of the Appalachian Mountains, but some had settled in the area. This week marks the 238th anniversary of a sentinel battle of the Revolutionary War – many say… Read More