John Wilson To Sign Copies Of Updated Chattanooga History At Wally's Restaurant On Monday

Friday, December 13, 2013

John Wilson will sign copies of his updated edition of the classic Chattanooga's Story on Monday from 3-5 p.m. at Wally's Restaurant on McCallie Avenue.

Wally's is one of Chattanooga's oldest and most popular restaurants and gathering spots. There is also a location in East Ridge on Ringgold Road.

The soft-bound, 512-page book is also available from Shannon at Zarzours Restaurant on Rossville Avenue off of Main Street. Zarzours is open for lunch Monday-Friday. Hours are 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.

It has a different set of historic photos from the original 1980 edition. 

Cost of the new updated addition is $35, which includes sales tax. For those requiring mailing, there is a $6 charge for shipping and handling. Reserve your copy by mailing a check for $35 (or $41 if mailing is required) made out to John Wilson at 129 Walnut St., Suite 416, Chattanooga, Tn., 37403. 

John Wilson can also be reached at 266-2325 or at news@chattanoogan.com



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