Feb 6 2006
02:55 pm

From the Maryville Daily Times:

"The best moonshine you ever tasted."

That's the description Charles Mike ``Chuck'' Williams uses for the product his father, the late Charlie Williams, produced in an underground moonshine still on Carr's Creek in Townsend.

Chuck Williams, a Venice, Fla., resident, donated the 450-gallon still to the Smoky Mountain Heritage Center. The center, located on state Route 73 in Townsend, will open to the public on Sunday.

The article recounts the entire process of making moonshine and the history behind the still being donated.

The Smoky Mountain Heritage Center grand opening is this Sunday, February 12th from 1:00 to 5:00 PM. Admission is $4 for adults, $2 for children, and $3 for seniors (children under 6 free).

Andy Axel's picture

Is this place up the holler

Is this place up the holler down Copperhead Road?


If we heard mortar shells, we'd cuss more in our songs and cut down on guitar solos

R. Neal's picture

Could be. Might be up there

Could be. Might be up there on top of ol' Rocky Top, where them revenooers went up and never came down and we reckon they never will.

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