DescriptionCamden is known for its cultivation of freshwater pearls and production of sorghum. The juice of sorghum, a tropical grass, is cooked to produce a substance similar to cane syrup. In the past, entire communities turned out for “the cooking,” often followed by a candy pull.
Kentucky Lake entices recreationalists with fishing, boating, swimming, skiing and other water sports. Hunters frequent the area for ducks, geese, deer and turkey.
The Patsy Cline Memorial on Mount Carmel Road marks the site of the 1963 airplane crash that killed Cline and other Grand Ole Opry performers.
Visitor InfoBenton County/Camden Chamber of Commerce 266 US 641 N. CAMDEN, TN 38320. Phone:(731)584-8395 or (877)584-8395