Copyright 2007 * All rights reserved
J.C. (Jim) Tumblin, OD, DOS
3604 Kesterwood Drive, East
Knoxville, Tennessee 37918-2557
(865) 687-1948

Images of America:

Fountain City, Tennessee

J.C. (Jim) Tumblin and C. Milton Hinshilwood

Arcadia Publishing Company

(128 pages with 208 photographs)

Chapter titles:

1. John Adair and His Descendants

2. Fountain City Park

3. Fountain City Lake

4. The Fountain Head Hotel

5. The Fountain Head Railway (1890-1905)

6. Our Schools

7. Our Churches

8. Our Special Places and Events

9. Our Special People

Included are 1950's images of the Blue Circle Restaurant, the Palace Theatre and Roller Rink, Hotel Avenue,  Tallent's Drug Store, the Fountain City Library, Holbrook Normal College, the Lake, the Park, Belcaro Mansion, Savage Garden, Franklin Park and other places important to the community. 

John Adair, George Dempster, Lucy Curtis Templeton, Harvey Broome, Bob Cunningham, Carlos Campbell and many other Fountain Citians of note are also featured. 

There are rare images of Roy Acuff on the 1924 Central High School football, basketball and baseball teams. He earned 12 letters during his athletic career at the school--more than any other athlete before or since.

The book is $19.99 at local bookstores or at several locations in Fountain City:

Mail orders should include $4.00 postage and handling. Send orders to: Images of Fountain City, 3604 East Kesterwood Drive, Knoxville, TN 37918-2557.

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