This town is named for John Bull, a settler who operated the first stage line through this pass in the late 1700s. Later, the East Tennessee & Virginia Railroad laid tracks, making the town a strategic location for both armies during the Civil War. The commercial center of town emerged between the two lines, close to the depot
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