Rebecca Henderson

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Rebecca Henderson is a contributing columnist for Johnson City Press.

An old-fashioned Tennessee war of words, A flying caravan passes overhead, A meltdown at the Mall and more were reported on this day in Johnson City history.

July 24, 1881: The Knoxville Daily Chronicle reported, “The cars are now running to Doe River Cove on the Johnson City Road.”

A picnic on Buffalo Mountain, a Johnson County gold rush?, injuries from drag racing and more were reported on this day in Johnson City history.

Bustling building activity, TVA dams' help for farmers, Max Jett dies and more was reported on this day in Johnson City history.

A scientific gardener and his beans, a black widow bite, Munsey celebrates its 125th and more were reported on this day in Johnson City history.

Local soldiers leave for training during World War I, A posse waits for a murderer at a funeral, An ETSU medical school is proposed to Congress and more were reported on this day in Johnson City history.

An Alabama man wanted in a Johnson City murder case, An incumbent Congressman turns down a debate for the good of the party, Willow Springs Park is born and more was reported on this day in Johnson City history.

The Census shows a population boom, Mapping out East Tennessee's highways, Major job growth and more were reported on this day in Johnson City history.

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