Vann Cherokee Cabin

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The Cave Spring Historical Society offers several several historic buildings available for your next event or wedding. 

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Stay in the heart of Rolater Park in the historic Hearn Inn. 

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June 13th and 14th, 2015

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Hearn Academy

photo125x125.pngThe Hearn Academy building has been lovingly restored and is currenlty managed by the Cave Spring Historical Society. With beautiful polished hardwood floors, spacious high-ceilinged rooms, and lovely chandeliers this building is the perfect setting for weddings, receptions, parties and meetings.    More

Hearn Inn

Originally a dormitory for the Hearn Academy, the Inn has been completely restored and furnished with lovely antiques. Located in Rolater Park, the Hearn Inn is a great place for rest, relaxation, or a convenient place to stay before your event at the Hearn Academy or the historic Baptist Church. .   More

Historic Baptist Church

photo125x125.pngThe Historic Baptist Church was erected in 1851 in the lovely Rolater Park. Today the fully restored church is available for weddings.   More

From the President...

Welcome to our little “Mayberry,” one of the best kept secrets for the traveler. Here we are in beautiful Vann’s Valley at the Cave that has sustained people for millennia with it’s fresh, tasty water pouring out of the limestone mountain. The Creek Indians called it home for a long time before the Cherokee Tribe drove them out. Then, the settlers drifted into the area and drove the Cherokee away on the infamous “Trail of Tears.”

The area is imbued with history. Forty years ago, a small number of Cave Spring citizens realized that much of that history was in the buildings that dated back 200 years and that many of these buildings were being neglected or either razed to make way for more modern buildings. The group decided to form the Cave Spring Historical Society. This small band was able to completely restore the dilapidated buildings in the Park and the Presbyterian Church.

Now, we are charged with restoring a dilapidated log cabin built by the Cherokee indians in 1810. It was nestled inside three other buildings and a lost treasure until 2000 when someone noticed a loose board and discovered this treasure. This little village of 900 will engage a community of volunteers to “unveil” the cabin and restore it as close as possible to it’s original state. Come see what we are doing and join us on our quest.

Michael Burton
President, Cave Spring Historical Society

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