Tag Archives: Little Greenbrier School

Cliff Tops sunset photo by Julie Dodd

Hiking in Great Smoky Mountains National Park

Hiking in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park always is special for me. The wonderful views. The challenging hikes. The chance viewing of wildlife, from ravens to black bears. I experienced all of that during a recent hiking trip to the Smokies. I also enjoyed seeing so many people appreciating their time in the Smokies. […]

Not only no screen savers but no screens in this one-room school house

This is the view from the back of Greenbrier School. You can see this is “back to basics” in its true sense — wooden benches and slant-top desks and windows for temperature control.

Little Greenbrier School was school destination for children growing up in the area that became the Great Smoky Mountains National Park

Learnin’ and education The children of the Smokies had many learning opportunities — how to churn butter, plant crops, make clothes, gather honey from hives, and preserve meat. But the families in the Smokies wanted their children to have the kind of learning that happens in a structured school setting. Little Greenbrier School began holding […]