Thursday, February 24, 2011

One of the most memorable regional basketball tournaments in East Tennessee - 1961

Friday, February 18, 2011

Have You Seen This House?

This drawing appeared in a 1922 book. Was the house ever built in Kingsport? Where?

This photo of architect Louis Kurtz is from a 1921 issue of Pencil Points, a magazine for draftsmen.

Saturday, February 12, 2011

TEC News - Kingsport's other newspaper for 51 years - 1946-1997

Tuesday, February 08, 2011

J, Peterman catalog offers Kingsport Pirates warm up jacket!

Straight out of 1963! (Click here to go to catalog page.)


Because the real John Peterman played for the Kingsport Pirates in 1963. And he wasn't bad either.

Tuesday, February 01, 2011

World's Oldest Person Was Born in Piney Flats in 1896

And here's the census record to prove it, from the 1900 U.S. Census.

Besse Brown Cooper now lives in Monroe, Georgia, 45 miles east of Atlanta.

Besse became the world's oldest person on Monday when Frances Sanborn, reputed to be 115, died in Texas.