It was an overcast, occasionally rainy and slightly cool day. The goal was to take a few good photos, enjoy some “together” time and, for me, to listen to his treasure-trove of information on the Cove and its history. Come along and enjoy the day with us…..
These cut logs were used as beehives–called Gum Stands.
This was the Oliver cabin. They were the first settlers in the cove other than Native Americans.
Lots of deer and wildlife live in the cove. They are very comfortable with the tourists as you can see!
These pieces of wood were used to stretch and dry skins.
This water wheel and mill are still open during part of the year for visitors.
This is an example of a cantilevered barn found in Cades Cove
This is the Baptist church in the cove.
Cable Mill Barn Picturesque broken-down wagon near the mill.
Water Wheels used to grind the corn–laying on the ground near the milll for people to rest on
Fireplace in the Gregg house
another lovely old barn
Inside the primitive Baptist Church