Restaurants Of Yesteryear Featured In Chattanooga In Old Photos

Saturday, October 13, 2018

Do you remember Roy Pepper's Porch, the Jolly Ox, Tomlinson's or George's Place?

Those are some of the old-line Chattanooga restaurants featured in the upcoming book Chattanooga in Old Photos sponsored by Chattanoogan.com.

The book, is being printed by College Press at Collegedale in a limited edition of 800 copies, includes some long forgotten eateries like the 4th Avenue Diner, A.L.

Veach's Cafe, the Dixieanna, Harold's Dugout, La Grand Eat Shop, the Maypole Diner, Shorty's Grill and the Tamiami Lunch Room.

But you will fondly remember Fehn's, the Home Plate, Gulas, Kay's Kastle, the Lamplighter, the Old South, the Rebel Drive In and the recently closed Mt. Vernon.

It is the fourth book in the collection called the Chattanooga Photo Books made possible by Chattanoogan.com. The others are The Remarkable Stokes Collection, Railroads in and Around Chattanooga and Paul Hiener's Historic Chattanooga.

The new book includes almost 300 pages. It features hundreds of scenes from downtown, local landmarks, rivers and streams, parades, medical, banks, churches, entertainment, parks and cemeteries and auto and livery.

Chattanooga in Old Photos, when it is available next week, will be sold at Zarzour's, which is on Rossville Avenue behind the Fire Hall #1 on Main Street. Other books in the Chattanooga Photo Series can be purchased there from Shannon Fuller. 

To reserve a copy of Chattanooga in Old Photos, send a check for $35 to John Wilson, PO Box 2331, Chattanooga, Tn., 37409. The price includes the sales tax. You may then pick up your book when it is ready at Zarzours.

Those who want the book mailed to them when it is ready should add $5 for postage and handling for a total charge of $40.

Copies of The Remarkable Stokes Collection, Railroads in and Around Chattanooga and Paul Hiener's Historic Chattanooga are each still available at $35 each ($40 when mailed). They can be ordered from the same PO Box 2331, Chattanooga, Tn., 37409.

Please make checks out to John Wilson - not to Chattanoogan.com.


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