The site of the "Limestone Cove Tragedy". Seven Union sympathizers were in a house at this location, planning to travel northward to join the Union Army. Confederate troops, having been tipped off arrived and executed all seven, and the owner of the house where they were having breakfast.
Located 5 miles north of the town of Unicoi, TN on Highway 107. For backpackers and campers this is the road that takes you to Iron Mountain Gap, on the TN/NC line, where the Appalachian Trail crosses. Just a few miles from Erwin, TN.
In a valley between 2 national forests, on a road which will take you into the Burnsville, NC area if you continue in the direction away from Unicoi.