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​​Our goal is to create a Pioneer Park on the grounds of the historic Lonesome cabin in Burns, Tennessee. Built in 1820 by William Austin, this cabin is the oldest dwelling in South Dickson County as well as the town Burns. Lonesome Pioneer Park will preserve the cabin and other pioneer treasures for generations to come. Please join us in the preservation of this historic place.

Watch a video of the dedication of the Lonesome Pioneer Park by the Austin Family to the City of Burns which took place on June 20, 2015. See photos from the dedication.

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Exciting things are happening at Lonesome Pioneer Park. Schedule a field trip for school children, or have a private event on the grounds. Check out our Teacher Page and listen to audio recordings telling about the Lonesome Historic Site.

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Join with "Friends of Lonesome Historic Site" and help preserve this place for future generations. Contact usto find out how you can help.


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Lonesome Dedication Video