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Stumphouse Tunnel Park and Issaqueena Falls


Stumphouse Tunnel Park and Issaqueena Falls

Located about 7 miles northwest of Walhalla on Hyw 28, the 1,617 foot long Stumphouse Tunnel is an oddity. Started in 1852 to connect Charleston to Knoxville and eventually on to Cincinnati, the Civil War and lack of funds brought construction to a halt. While there were various efforts by the Blue Ridge Railroad to revive the tunnel, none of them came to pass and it stands today as a monument to the efforts of pre-Civil War engineering.

Down the path a short distance is Issaqueena Falls, a beautiful waterfall with easy access.


Stumphouse Tunnel Park and Issaqueena Falls is not affiliated with AmericanTowns Media
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