3CT Village of Hawk Creek Tour

village of hawk creek


Tour of the Village of Hawk Creek, Sunday, October 6, 8:00 AM – 12:00 Noon

Leader: Bruce Tatum, Contact Info: Cell: 423-762-9787, Email: out2fotograf@gmail.com

Meetup Location and Time: We will leave the Ooltewah Cracker Barrel (8852 Old Lee Hwy, Ooltewah, TN 37363) at 8:00 AM, Meet at 7:00 AM for breakfast. Please let us know if you will be meeting for breakfast at 7:00 am or at 8:00 am for the tour.

Description:  Over a period of more than 40 years, Tom Newman purchased five log cabins, carefully taking each one apart, moving them to his property and meticulously putting them back together.  The small log cabin village depicting the lifestyle of colonists in the 1800s sits on a section of Newman’s nearly 250-acre farm in McDonald TN. There is also a covered bridge, spring house, blacksmith shop, church/schoolhouse, and several wagons.

Directions: I 75 to exit 20, follow signs toward Cleveland.  Take the second exit Hwy 11 off the bypass road.  Go right on Hwy 11 about a mile and turn right onto Johnson School Road.  Go to the first house. 

Address: 345 Johnson School Road McDonald TN 37353 Phone: 423-310-5090

Trip duration: 4 Hours

Admission: Free

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