Have you ever wondered who Gatlinburg was named after?
Gatlinburg was first settled by a South Carolinian named William Ogle in 1802
Radford Gatlin, who the town is named after, didn't arrive until 1854
He was a real estate speculator, a politician, a teacher, a minister and a merchant
...but Gatlin was not a well-liked man
He was kicked out of his Sevier County church
The feud eventually resulted in Gatlin's barn being burned down ...
Read the full details of this wild tale. Do YOU think we should rename Gatlinburg?