Friday, November 13, 2015

The Most Dangerous Spot Of All

Source [Ridley's Fort Near Nashville Per Featherstonehaugh's Drawing]

FLOWERING of the CUMBERLAND by Harriette Simpson Arnow:

Strange, but it was at this time [after the rise and fall of the State of Franklin and the more settled and peaceful time in the Holston Country], after having survived eleven years of forted life, Colonel Ridley took his family still further west into the most dangerous spot of all—the Cumberland settlements. 

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