A Week in the Great Smoky Mountains

TitleA Week in the Great Smoky Mountains
Publication TypeMagazine Article
Year of Publication1995
MagazineSmoky Mountain Historical Society Journal and Newsletter
Issue Number2
Date Publishedsummer
SubjectsMountain people, Personal narratives, Tourism

This story, written by a Knoxville lawyer, recounts a November trip to the Smoky Mountains for his health. It describes the scenery, history, and people in florid language with a great deal of humorous overstatement. Originally published in The Southern Literary Messenger, August, 1860.


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