As the book’s name describes, it is divided into four sections with history given about each.

It’s as interesting to read now as it was in the early 1990s when it was published.

Just some of the information you’ll find in it includes:

The “Trails” section gives information about old roads and some that developed into the roads we now use. The Indians made the earlies. Some have evidence that were made by prehistoric Indians.

Many tribes may have hunted here but it is the Cherokees that is most known. Although it is not known if they actually lived on the mountain, they did hunt here and lived down the mountain near water.

By the time settlers came into the Arab area, the Cherokees had become highly civilized.

For more on this story please pick up Thursday's Tribune or purchase an e-edition.

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“Cherokee” is the plural of “Cherokee.” Native Americans shouldn’t be called “Indians.” No doubt about it. You definitely are from Arab.


Colonizers don’t get to define what “civilized” means.

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