Born in Arkansas and raised in Memphis, Randell Jones earned a degree in civil engineering from the Georgia Institute of Technology and an M.B.A. from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Jones lives in Winston-Salem, NC, where he writes occasional history-themed columns for the Winston-Salem Journal. He is also the author of In the Footsteps of Daniel Boone.
In the Footsteps of Davy Crockettby Jones, K. Randell Jones
In this book, which is part biography,
Most people think that Davy Crockett was �born on a mountaintop in Tennessee.� The reality is that Crockett was never called �Davy��he was always known as David Crockett. His birthplace near Greeneville, Tennessee, is actually alongside Limestone Creek and the Nolichucky River, which can hardly be described as a mountaintop.
In this book, which is part biography, part travel guide, the reader will learn these and other interesting facts about Crockett's life. This volume guides you to the exact locations where Crockett spent important moments in his life.
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