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Smoky Mountain Strong

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November 28, 2016...A date that will always be remembered by residents, visitors, and lovers of Sevier County. A devastating fire caused catastrophic damage, but what we have seen is our community rising from the ashes. Our community is continuing to overcome this destruction by pulling together and through the receiving of support from those near and far. Here’s some great upcoming events that will continue to fuel the support our community needs.


Smokies Strong: A Bluegrass Celebration

2-day celebration featuring a lineup of bluegrass music’s top artists. Tickets proceeds benefit the Dollywood Foundation Wildfire Scholarship fund. Artists include Volume 5, Flatt Lonesome, The Grascals, Doyle Lawson & Quicksilver, Jimbo Whaley & Greenbriar, Dave Adkins Band, Newton, Barry Bales & Friends, and the Lonesome Rive Band. Doors open at 4 pm each day...Concert starts at 5! Tickets are $30 for one day or $50 for both days. Check out  http://www.mypigeonforge.com/events/smoky-mountai…

Sevier County Flashbacks

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Sevier County sure has changed a lot through the years, we have seen many businesses come and go. Roads have been built and life has formed where there was once just trees. Check out our latest post for some fun, flashback memories!

Twin Islands hotel was built in 1951 and located near the Aquarium in Gatlinburg, TN. Sadly, it has been torn down and being replaced with Margaritaville Resort!


Who remembers riding the Waterboggan in the 80's? Slide off the mat and lose your hide!

Ogle's Waterpark was a top summer destination in Pigeon Forge...taking a ride on any of the 6 slides, splashing in the wave pool, or enjoying an ice cream cone was the best way to spend the day. Now, Walden's Landing sits where Ogle's Waterpark was. 
Porpoise Island located off Sugar Hollow Road took guests to Hawaii. You couldn't miss the Dolphin, Sea Lion, Bird, and Hula shows. The roller skating birds were a favorite of many. In the midst of the Hawaiian theme, there was even a deer ranch…