Johnson City Press Monday, December 22, 2014
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Resident escorts readers to 1950s-'60s in Johnson City

Resident escorts readers to 1950s-'60s in Johnson City

August 25th, 2014 11:10 am by Bob Cox

Jay "Terry" Prater, an avid fan of the Johnson City History/Heritage page, has been in the ministry for over 50 years.

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Columns Heritage Yesteryear
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1888 report offered summary of growth of Johnson City

August 25th, 2014 10:49 am by Bob Cox

In 1888, a Johnson City newspaper correspondent wrote an article for the paper describing the condition of the city that year.

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Long-lost Civil War diary returned to Tennessee

Long-lost Civil War diary returned to Tennessee

August 22nd, 2014 1:37 pm by ERIK SCHELZIG, Associated Press

A Civil War diary kept by a onetime mayor of Nashville, Randal McGavock, has been returned to Tennessee 152 years after it was found by a Union captain when Fort Henry was captured from Confederate forces.

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Gifted stage actor once played continuous role of Davy Crockett

August 18th, 2014 2:38 pm by Bob Cox

Frank Mayo (1839-1896) was an American actor and comedian.

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Heritage
Back to the Clinchfield: New book keeps engine's legend on track

Back to the Clinchfield: New book keeps engine's legend on track

August 18th, 2014 2:26 pm by Max Hrenda

When "The Clinchfield No. 1: Tennessee's Legendary Steam Engine" releases on Tuesday, authors Mark Stevens and Alf Peoples hope to shed light on some of the history, people and stories around the celebrated locomotive.

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Plan for Middle Tennessee battlefield park moving forward

Plan for Middle Tennessee battlefield park moving forward

August 14th, 2014 2:20 pm by Associated Press

The move comes after the project remained stalled for months due to a dispute over moving a historic home from the property.

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East Tennessee group rallying to bring submarine to region

East Tennessee group rallying to bring submarine to region

August 13th, 2014 4:40 pm by Associated Press

If the sub isn't sold, it will be sunk off the coast of Florida and turned into an artificial reef.

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HERITAGE: Tweetsie Depot an important part of JC's past, future

HERITAGE: Tweetsie Depot an important part of JC's past, future

August 11th, 2014 12:51 pm by Nathan Baker

Once a symbol and vehicle of Johnson City's prosperity, the 123-year-old East Tennessee & Western North Carolina Railroad depot could once again become a sign of growth downtown.

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Community Heritage
Johnny Cash boyhood home renovated and ready to open

Johnny Cash boyhood home renovated and ready to open

August 11th, 2014 9:50 am by Cindy Watts, The Tennessean

Joanne Cash Yates remembers sitting on the front porch swing of her family's home as a child with her baby doll, slowly drifting back and forth as she sang little songs she made up to pass the time.

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This Week in the Civil War: Battle of Mobile Bay, Alabama. Fighting in Virginia.

This Week in the Civil War: Battle of Mobile Bay, Alabama. Fighting in Virginia.

August 11th, 2014 8:35 am by Associated Press

Union Admiral David Farragut sailed into Mobile Bay, Alabama, with his federal warships 150 years ago this August in the Civil War, defeating a Confederate force that included the ironclad CSS Tennessee.

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