The Lion, the Ditch, and the Civil War Battlefield

August 18, 2008

The Aslan Foundation of Knoxville has come to the rescue of Fort Higley, one of the lesser-known Civil War forts in East Tennessee. As described in a story in the News Sentinel, the foundation bought almost 100 acres encompassing the remains of the fort, which lies downstream from the better known Fort Dickerson.

Fort Higley--photo courtesy of Knox Heritage, Inc.

Fort Higley--photo courtesy of Knox Heritage, Inc.

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