Monteagle
Fun Things To See and Do...

Hamper McBee Moonshine Exhibit
(Located at Jim Oliver’s Smoke House)

850 W Main St
Monteagle, 37356
931-924-2091
www.thesmokehouse.com

 

 

Local legend, Hamper McBee, tells how his Tennessee Moonshine will “Slap You In The Creek.” The Moonshine Exhibit area contains photos, vintage authentic old stills in several sizes and configurations, and a video presentation of Hamper McBee tellin’ you how to make his liker’. T-shirts, mugs, shot glasses, and many other items for sale. Free admission.

 

Louvin Brothers Museum
(Located at Jim Oliver’s Smoke House)
850 W Main St
Monteagle, 37356
931-924-2091
www.thesmokehouse.com

 

A lifetime collection of awards, photos, albums, music, letters, and memorabilia all displayed for viewing at the Smoke House - the Historic Louvin Brothers Museum. The Louvin Brothers popularized close harmony, a genre of country music. Hits included “Cash on the Barrelhead” and “When I Stop Dreaming.” They joined the Grand Ole Opry in 1955. In 2001, the Louvin Brothers were inducted into the Country Music Hall of Fame. Free admission.

   
South Cumberland State Park
11745 US Hwy 41
Monteagle, 37356
931-924-2980
www.tnstateparks.com

This outdoor haven is composed of 21,649 acres in 9 separate units. The Visitors Center complex on Hwy 41 between Monteagle and Tracy City offers interpretive exhibits, maps, picnic and sports facilities, and informative staff to provide detailed information about the entire park. The largest unit, Savage Gulf Natural Area, has 4 entrances and also includes Stone Door State Park, Greeter Falls, and Collins Gulf.

 

Dining

Jim Oliver’s Smokehouse
850 W Main St
Monteagle, 37356
931-924-2091
www.thesmokehouse.com
A country dining atmosphere offering a full buffet featuring fried chicken, bbq, meatloaf, catfish, various types of vegetables, salad bar, soup, and dessert. Breakfast, lunch and dinner food can be ordered from a menu as well. Friday and Saturday nights are always a big hit with live “Nashville music” being offered. Catering services and a private dining hall for special events, weddings, etc. are available. Serving great food
and entertainment “on the mountain.”
 

Overnight Accommodations

Smoke House Lodge & Cabins
844 W Main St
Monteagle, 37356
800-489-2091
www.thesmokehouse.com

Located at the junction of I-24 and Hwy 41-A. Old South hospitality welcomes you when checking in for a good night’s sleep. The lodge has been fully remodeled with 85 oversized rooms featuring either two queen beds or one king size bed. Cozy lakeside cabins are also available. All rooms offer a full array of amenities to make your stay enjoyable. Full service restaurant on premises.

   

Smoke House Vacation Cabins
844 W Main St
Monteagle, 37356
931-924-2091
www.thesmokehouse.com
Great get-a-way for couples, families, reunion and retreat groups. 21 cabins, fireplaces, Jacuzzi tubs, kitchens, privacy. One night minimum. Live music, full service restaurant.
   

Tracy City
Dining

Dutch Maid Bakery
109 Main St
Tracy City, 37387
931-592-3171
www.thedutchmaid.com

Established in 1902 by the Baggenstoss family, the Dutch Maid Bakery is the oldest family owned bakery in the State and is also on the National Register for Historic Places. The Baggenstoss family carried on the family tradition for many generations until ownership was so aptly acquired by Cindy Day. This bakery features pastries, cakes, breads and other items. A café is also available next to the Bakery with space being available for special events with advance reservations. Tours available.

 

 
 

The Monteagle Mountain area is comprised of Grundy and Marion counties. Grundy County, created in 1844 from Coffee, Warren and Franklin counties was named in honor of Felix Grundy (1777-1840), Chief Justice of the Kentucky Supreme Court, U.S. Congressman and Senator from Tennessee, U.S. Attorney General under President Martin Van Buren. Marion County, created in 1817 from Indian lands was named in honor of Francis Marion (1732-1795), Continental and Revolutionary War officer whose guerilla tactics in the Revolutionary War won him the title “Swamp Fox.”


The oldest bakery in Tennessee was established in 1902 and is located in Tracy City – The Dutch Maid Bakery.

 

Tennessee Backroads Heritage
P. O. Box 52, Tullahoma, TN 37388 - 615-613-5627

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
   
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