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John Oliver's Cabin

John Oliver's Cabin Cades Cove
Photo by Todd Ratermann

John Oliver's Cabin
Latitude: N 3536'35.7"
Longitude: W 8347'42.9"
Elevation: 1899'


John Oliver is credited as the first permanent white settler in Cades Cove. Moving into the area around 1817-1818. John married Lurena Frazier and they lived in a cabin about 50 yards from the cabin the now standing there.


John Oliver was born in 1793 and died in 1864. John and his wife Lurena are buried at the Cades Cove Primitive Baptist Church.


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