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Today in Johnson City History: May 12

Rebecca Henderson and Johnson City Press • May 12, 2019 at 7:30 AM

May 12, 1929: First Methodist Church moved from the corner of East Main and South Roan streets, the current site of the King Center, to its present location, 900 Spring St.

May 12, 1963: Our Savior Lutheran Church was dedicated.

May 12, 1979: Willie Nelson and Leon Russell played at Freedom Hall Civic Center.

Sources: Johnson City Postcard History Series; Bobbie H. Shirley, Freedom Hall; History of Washington County, Tennessee.

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