Where on earth is Moss, Tennessee?It's possibly the best place on earth to build a log cabin or timber frame home.
A lot of folks ask us what makes a visit to Honest Abe Headquarters so special. We believe that one aspect of real importance is our location – Moss, Tenn.
A historic community in Clay County, Moss is as old as the county itself. The town is situated on the Eastern Highland Rim of Tennessee near the Cumberland River in one of the most beautiful areas in the Southeastern United States. Set in the rolling hills of Middle Tennessee, Moss is a small logging and farming community about two miles south of the Kentucky state line and just west of picturesque Dale Hollow Lake.
Neighbors always help a friend in need. Country churches dot the hillsides, and local restaurants compete for the best BBQ in the area. Folks in Moss still wave at each passing car they see and say “Hello!” to everyone they meet.
Generations of dedicated people have been raised in this community on hard work, honesty and strong morals. The dramatic vistas around the Honest Abe Headquarters boast some of the most desirable hardwood trees in the nation. Cattle, corn and soybean crops are raised near these majestic hardwood forests, and businesses co-exist with the country stores and homes that dot the landscape. Log homes and sawmills are part of the way of life here in Moss.
Yes, life in Moss moves by slowly with residents treasuring the memories of every day and spending their evenings with their families enjoying the beauty of the area and the mild weather.