Justice of the Peace Courts

TitleJustice of the Peace Courts
Publication TypeMagazine Article
Year of Publication2002
AuthorsCardwell, Glenn
MagazineSmoky Mountain Historical Society Journal and Newsletter
Issue Number2
Date Publishedsummer
SubjectsHistory, Mountain life -- Politics and government, Pioneers, Sevier County

Describes the system of justice when a walk to Sevierville took an entire day. Gives the origins of "Fighting Creek" and a "fence court." Written for a program developed by Pi Beta Phi Elementary School.


Full text is available to members of the Smoky Mountain Historical Society.