The Burleson Cabin

The restored log cabin at Plumtree, known as the "Burleson Cabin," is said to be one of the oldest cabins still standing in Avery County.  It is thought to date to Revolutionary times and may have been standing when the Overmountain Men defeated the British at Kings Mountain in 1780.

Aaron Burleson, a Welshman, came to America in 1726 in search of his brother Sir Edward Burleson.  When he did not find him, Aaron settled in what was then Buncombe County, N.C.  Four of his sons died fighting in the Revolution.



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