BIG GREENBRIER

NAME: Big Greenbrier
COUNTY: Sevier
ROADS: 2WD
GRID: 1
CLIMATE: Best in Spring and Summer
BEST TIME TO VISIT: Spring and Summer
COMMENTS: No residents. Now a part of the Smoky Mountain National Park just NW of Gatlinburg.
REMAINS: Messer Farm, stone foundations and walls
Big Greenbrier Cove, as it is called in the Smoky Mountains, was settled in the early 1800ís by the Whaleys and the Ownbys. Most made a living through farming and logging. During the period of the Greenbrier community there were four gristmills, three cemeteries, two churches, two stores, two blacksmith shops, The LeConte Hotel and one school. Submitted by: Mike Woodfin


These walls are all over the area
Courtesy Mike Woodfin


More walls
Courtesy Mike Woodfin


Messer Cantilever Barn
Courtesy Mike Woodfin


Remains of old car
Courtesy Mike Woodfin


Working Springhouse
Courtesy Mike Woodfin


Outhouse
Courtesy Mike Woodfin


Ownsby Cemetery
Courtesy Mike Woodfin


Abandoned Rock Stairs
Courtesy Mike Woodfin

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