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The return of the Caboose

The return of the Caboose

June 2nd, 2014 9:47 am by Staff Report

ET&WNC Caboose 505 found in time for historical society's convention at ETSU

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Community Columns Heritage Yesteryear
1934 was described as being an era of bad and good times

1934 was described as being an era of bad and good times

June 2nd, 2014 9:28 am by Bob Cox

On June 10, 1984, Terri Higgins, Johnson City Press-Chronicle staff writer, composed an article titled "1934, Bad Times and Good Times." It concerned the 50th anniversary of the newspaper, which began publication on June 12, 1934.

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Lindbergh baby tops 1935 Press front page

Lindbergh baby tops 1935 Press front page

June 2nd, 2014 9:27 am by Max Hrenda

While the Press has served Johnson City and the surrounding area for almost 80 years, it has also evolved to expand its coverage of local events.

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109 Ridgemont Road in the 1940's

May 28th, 2014 9:28 am by Marcus Miller

Winter

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It's the Great New York & New Orleans Zoological & Equestrian Exposition

It's the Great New York & New Orleans Zoological & Equestrian Exposition premium content

May 27th, 2014 9:45 am by Bob Cox

From July 28 to Aug. 22 of 1874, the "The Great New York and New Orleans Zoological and Equestrian Exposition" arrived in East Tennessee

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Community Columns Heritage Yesteryear
In 1908-09, Johnson City had only 60 roads to navigate

In 1908-09, Johnson City had only 60 roads to navigate

May 27th, 2014 9:43 am by Bob Cox

The 1908-09 Johnson City Directory identified 60 streets within the confines of the city.

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Tall tales, factual info spring from request concerning old photo

Tall tales, factual info spring from request concerning old photo

May 19th, 2014 10:24 am by Nathan Baker

A 100-year-old photo of a town official and a little person piqued the interest of readers and led to some tall tales about the pictured characters.

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Community Columns Heritage Yesteryear
A nostalgic glance at Austin Springs Hotel from 1897 to 1905

A nostalgic glance at Austin Springs Hotel from 1897 to 1905

May 19th, 2014 10:18 am by Bob Cox

Today's column shines the big yesteryear spotlight on the long-deceased Austin Spring Hotel. It became one of Johnson City's premier resorts and vacation hostelries. The East Tennessee, Virginia and Georgia Railroad once tabbed it as one of the finest vac

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John Sevier book a new look at an old Tennessee hero

John Sevier book a new look at an old Tennessee hero

May 12th, 2014 9:42 am by John Thompson

A new biography of John Sevier is always interesting to anyone attracted to Tennessee history, and especially those people of Upper East Tennessee who care about the history of the lost state of Franklin.

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Ledger treasure

Ledger treasure

May 12th, 2014 9:39 am by John Thompson

"One man's junk is another man's treasure." That old saying was certainly true of a stack of papers Dr. Floyd May found recently.

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