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Wednesday – Brushy Mountain Prison Tour, Petros, TN.
August 25, 2021 @ 7:30 am – 4:00 pm
You must sign up and pay Deb $25.50 for the tour NLT Aug 10th. Guided 1 hour tour at 9:30 ET by a former inmate or guard ($23.40 + tax = $25.50 senior or military discount rate) of Brushy Mountain Prison, which opened in 1896 and is now closed. This prison had no air conditioning or flat screen TVs. It housed James Earl Ray (Martin Luther King’s assassin), Big John Tate (one time world heavyweight boxing champion), and Tony Robinson (UT and Redskins quarterback), among many others. We will also visit the End of Line Distillery and eat lunch at the Wardens Table which is really good. Optional 2.2 in/out mi moderate (gradual grade up on an old road) hike to the Old Prison Mine where several buildings remain. Depart 7:30 AM CDST from the Crossville Outlet Mall west parking lot. Carpool cost is $7. Bring water for the hike. For additional information or to sign up text Deb 931-267-2243.
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