East TN community restores cabin of last Civil War widow

Tucked away off a rural road in Grainger County, there’s a tiny, tin roof cabin that is easy to miss.

“The cabin is a little more than 200 years old,”says Del Morgan who lives in Blaine.

Aside from the red, white and blue paint, you’d never know it was home to one of the last Civil War widows, Gertrude Janeway. “She married him when she was 18.”

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