This year marks the 150th anniversary of the community of Miser Station in Blount County. The historic unincorporated area is around a 10-minute drive west of Alcoa and Maryville. Most of the traffic in Miser Station these days is headed somewhere other than Miser Station.
For the last three years, there’s been a sound reason to consider Miser Station a destination rather than a cut-through. At the corner of Miser Station Road and Vinegar Valley Road, family members have transformed an old farmhouse into a bustling home for Americana music. The rustic venue simply named “The Station” has hosted performers ranging from talented novices to expert Grammy-winning musicians.
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