ADVERTISEMENT
ADVERTISEMENT
some text
Leo Collins on Wednesday looks over the 1822 log home that he is restoring in Anderson County. The TVA retiree has taken on the job to save the cabin in which John and Anna Overton raised 12 children. (BOB FOWLER/NEWS SENTINEL)

CLINTON - He did it, Leo Collins said - pouring a lot of money into a historic log home to restore it - "out of an obligation to the past."

For years, Collins said he thought about the dilapidated old house nestled on a knoll at the back of his scenic Bluebird Christmas Tree Farm off Brushy Valley Road.

Tin-roofed, its original logs covered with board, the structure was one of the reasons he purchased the farmland nearly three decades ago.

Read more.

ADVERTISEMENT
ADVERTISEMENT
ADVERTISEMENT
ADVERTISEMENT