Coal in the Cumberlands: A History of Hardship & Perseverance is a lecture coming to Cove Lake State Park on Thursday.
Justin P Wilson Cumberland Trail State Park
Cove Lake State Park
Coal in the Cumberlands: A History of Hardship & Perseverance
Thursday – August 16th
Cove Lake Recreation Building – Cove Lake State Park – Caryville, TN
FREE EVENT – OPEN TO THE GENERAL PUBLIC
This lecture event will focus on the history of the coal industry and its relationship to the local people in Anderson and Campbell counties.
The Special Guest Speaker will be Charles “Boomer” Winfrey of the Coal Creek Museum in Rocky Top, TN. Mr. Winfrey is a local culturalist and historian with decades spent amassing the stories and relics of the people who have called this area home.
We invite everyone to join us.
Seating Limited to 130 People
Questions Call: 423-566-2229 (M-F 8am-4:30pm)
Alternate Short Description:
Cumberland Trail State Park and Cove Lake State Park presents “Coal in the Cumberlands: A Local History of Hardship & Perseverance”, w/Special Guest Speaker Charles “Boomer” Winfrey, August 16th, 7-9pm, Cove Lake Recreation Building at Cove Lake State Park in Caryville, TN. This is a FREE event – open to all. Seating is limited to 130. For more information call the Cumberland Trail State Park Office at 423-566-2229 or tnstateparks.com/parks/cumberland-trail (Upcoming Events) (WLAF NEWS PUBLISHED – 08/14/2018-6AM)