Beaverdam

Named after a large beaver dam found on creek by early settlers.  Area settled first in 1820’s.  The Old Aetna Iron Furnace operated in area.  A distillery was located on creek near iron furnace.

Pioneer Families

Wade, Peeler, Milam, Murray, MCLaren, McCollum, Kimmin, Berryman, Tinsley, Morrison, Warren, and Patton