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  1. Moonshining in and around the Great Smokies: Part 1–The Economics

    Moonshining in and around the Great Smokies: Part 1–The Economics In the not-too-distant past, moonshiners were common in the Smoky Mountains and throughout the Southern Appalachians. They were mountaineers who made part of their living manufacturing spirits by moonlight in the hidden coves and caves in order to evade taxes levied by the United States government. In 1862, Abraham Lincoln signed into law a Read more...

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