Soddy-Daisy, Tennessee (Images of America Series)

Overview

Cherokee Indians lived in the Soddy-Daisy area long before European settlers came to the beautiful valley in the late 18th century. When these pioneers found the area abundant with rich soil, clay, and coal, they established some of the first coal mines in Hamilton County. Soddy-Daisy is a city of approximately 12,000; it was once two separate towns that incorporated in 1969. Readers will enjoy viewing vintage photographs and learning about early families, prominent homes, community events, businesses, and ...

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Overview

Cherokee Indians lived in the Soddy-Daisy area long before European settlers came to the beautiful valley in the late 18th century. When these pioneers found the area abundant with rich soil, clay, and coal, they established some of the first coal mines in Hamilton County. Soddy-Daisy is a city of approximately 12,000; it was once two separate towns that incorporated in 1969. Readers will enjoy viewing vintage photographs and learning about early families, prominent homes, community events, businesses, and landmarks. Most of the more than 200 images in this volume have never before been published.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780738542362
  • Publisher: Arcadia Publishing SC
  • Publication date: 3/28/2006
  • Series: Images of America Series
  • Pages: 128
  • Sales rank: 1,015,217
  • Product dimensions: 6.40 (w) x 9.20 (h) x 0.50 (d)

Meet the Author

Images of America: Soddy-Daisy authors Sonya A. Haskins and Cathy A. Hawkins have worked together to compile a history of which residents from both ends of town can be proud. Sonya A. Haskins, a 1988 graduate of Soddy-Daisy High School, is also the author of three other books in the Images of America series: Johnson City, Jonesborough, and Bristol. Cathy A. Hawkins has lived in Soddy-Daisy almost her entire life and is still pleased to call it home. She currently lives near Possum Creek with her husband and dachshunds.

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Table of Contents

Acknowledgments 6
Introduction 7
1 Buildings and Street Scenes 9
2 Families, Friends, and Neighbors 13
3 Education 37
4 Churches 51
5 Work 57
6 Military 79
7 Children 87
8 Athletics 109
9 Community 117
About the Authors 126
Bibliography 128
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