Rediscovering My Hometown
Red Clay Historic State Park

Red Clay Historic State Park

My first stop in rediscovering my hometown starts at Red Clay State Historic Park. Red Clay is in the southwest corner of Bradley County and stretches over 263 acres. Although I have always lived in Cleveland, I have no memory of ever visiting the park, which is why...

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Nancy Ward Gravesite State Park

Nancy Ward Gravesite State Park

When looking back in history for a strong woman who made an impact in our area, look no further than Nancy Ward. She was a noteworthy woman who is buried in Polk County, Tennessee just outside of Cleveland.  She was born in 1738 in Chota, a Cherokee town, which is in...

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Red Clay State Historic Park

Red Clay State Historic Park

When you need a destination for the weekend that has it all, look no further than Red Clay State Historic Park. This beautiful area on the south end of Bradley County encompasses 263-acres of narrow valleys formerly used as cotton and pasture land. The rich Cherokee...

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Ocoee Horseride

Ocoee Horseride

If you're looking for a fun day of adventure in Bradley County, look no further than Ocoee Horseride! This horse ranch is located in Charleston, Tennessee, and is sure to one of the be most enjoyable adventures for the whole family to enjoy in Southeast Tennessee....

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A Walk in Fletcher Park

A Walk in Fletcher Park

As I continue in my quest to rediscover my hometown, I visited a location that I had not been to regularly since my childhood. Fletcher Park was one of my favorite places to visit when I was little! My babysitter would often take me and her two Labradors to the park...

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Mountain Fun

Mountain Fun

The temperature is rising and the sun is shining in southeast Tennessee, which means we are all itching to find new outdoor adventure spots to explore! This past weekend, my parents and my boyfriend Ethan joined me for a stunning visit to the Cherokee National Forest,...

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Rediscovering My Hometown: A Little Blog About Me!

Rediscovering My Hometown: A Little Blog About Me!

Hello! My name is Emily Erin Jackson and I was born right here in the great city of Cleveland, Tennessee. My life growing up in Bradley County has been a wonderful experience. The landscapes and attractions in Southeast Tennessee have much to offer residents and...

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