Don scours treacherous terrain to discover Tennessee's hard-living past.
Don Wildman reads a tombstone at the Lost Cove settlement while on location in Tennessee.
Valentine's Mill in Tennessee uses antique equipment that is close to one hundred years old, salvaged from Livesay Mill.
Don Wildman explores the remains of the Lost Cove settlement in Tennessee with guide Ben Gibson. For a long time, it was contested territory, and its secluded location lured moonshiners in the early 1900s.
McNabb Mines was a small mining town built in the early 1880s and abandoned around 1910. The entrance of the mine shaft of McNabb Mine is shown here.
Don Wildman explores the mine shaft of McNabb Mine.
Ole Smoky is the first federally-licensed distillery in the history of East Tennessee.
The Ole Smoky recipes are the product of the experience of local families who have made moonshine in the mountains for the last two 'hundred years.