Tuesday, January 10, 2012

Kingsport Bakeries - 1919-1978



City Bakery was one of the first bakeries in Kingsport and made a hit with local kids in 1920 by creating Cookie Day. We need Cookie Day again.




Modern Bakery began on Market Street as Kingsport Model Bakery in 1931, changed its name to Haun's Home Bakery in 1932, became Dixie Maid Bakery in 1934, moved to Cherokee St. in 1938, changed its name to Modern Bakery in 1955, and moved to Eastman Road in 1968. It closed in 1978.

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