Johnson City Press Thursday, October 23, 2014
Community Heritage
Civilian Conservation Corps in Unicoi County pioneered East Tennessee reforestation and preservation.

Civilian Conservation Corps in Unicoi County pioneered East Tennessee reforestation and preservation.

July 8th, 2013 10:15 am by Kayla Carter

Eighty years ago one of the nation’s and state’s first Civilian Conservation Corps units set up camp near Limestone Cove in Unicoi County.

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In 1874, area residents celebrated July Fourth at Austin Springs Hotel

In 1874, area residents celebrated July Fourth at Austin Springs Hotel

July 8th, 2013 10:08 am by Bob Cox

For several years prior to 1874, the “Glorious Fourth of July” in East Tennessee slowly depreciated into a lackluster holiday.

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Community Heritage
Meet Your Neighbors: Jason Worley Snyder

Meet Your Neighbors: Jason Worley Snyder

July 8th, 2013 8:56 am by John Thompson

There are a lot of proud Masons in the Tri-Cities, but not many have the credentials of 102-year-old Jason Worley Snyder.

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Bob Cox

Tennessee Hotelmen’s Association was guest of city in 1928

July 1st, 2013 10:33 am by Bob Cox

In fall 1928, the Tennessee Hotelmen’s Association held a two-day conference in Johnson City at the downtown John Sevier Hotel.

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VA museum a medical marvel

VA museum a medical marvel

July 1st, 2013 10:22 am by Jennifer Sprouse

The Museum at Mountain Home, which started around 1977 as books and journals were being collected for the James H. Quillen College of Medicine Library

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City in national spotlight for 1928 presidential candidate’s visit

City in national spotlight for 1928 presidential candidate’s visit

June 24th, 2013 4:37 pm by Bob Cox

On Oct. 6, 1928, newspapers around the country proclaimed that the picturesque little mountain city of Elizabethton would play host to presidential hopeful Herbert Hoover.

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Community Columns Heritage Yesteryear
Bob Cox

Columnist offers East Tennessee news briefs from late 1800s

June 24th, 2013 4:09 pm by Bob Cox

Today’s 10 entries cover a variety of subjects spanning from 1872 to 1889:

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Community Heritage
Elizabethton Blue Grays: Tradition, mystery surrounds team from long ago

Elizabethton Blue Grays: Tradition, mystery surrounds team from long ago

June 17th, 2013 10:01 am by John Thompson

They were once the heroes of their communities, but now they are forgotten.

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The Campbells bought Mountcastle Hills, renamed it ‘Argyll’

The Campbells bought Mountcastle Hills, renamed it ‘Argyll’

June 17th, 2013 9:52 am by Bob Cox

This is my third column on the house that was built as Mountcastle Hills, located just off North Roan Street in 1917.

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City’s Crosley auto dealership recalled by area resident

City’s Crosley auto dealership recalled by area resident

June 10th, 2013 12:00 am by Bob Cox

My cousin, Wayne Whittimore, and I recently conversed by phone concerning the Crosley automobile dealership.

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