Memories

Time Capsule To Be Buried As Part Of Hamilton County's 200th Birthday Celebration

Hamilton County Mayor Jim Coppinger announced as part of Hamilton County’s 200th Birthday Celebration the burial of a time capsule containing items featured at our recent 200th birthday party. The donated items will be paced in a large capsule and buried at 2 p.m. on Monday, on Dallas Island in Chester Frost Park. The time capsule contains a variety of items representing various aspects of Hamilton County’s business and cultural ... (click for more)

Model railroad display was once at the Chattanooga Choo Choo
Model railroad display was once at the Chattanooga Choo Choo

Dean Arnold To Give Local History Talk At Public Library Next Tuesday

Wayne Shearer’s World War II Memoir, Part 27: Doing Some Formation Flying And Anticipating Night Flying


Published author and filmmaker Dean W. Arnold will share the highlights of Chattanooga’s 19th century in a local history talk next Tuesday. He will discuss how the Civil War changed Chattanooga, how it led to Coca-Cola Bottling and some of America’s greatest fortunes. This talk is scheduled ... (click for more)

(Editor’s Note: Dr. Wayne Shearer, 95, is a retired optometrist and retired colonel from the U.S. Air Force Reserve now living in Hixson. In his early 90s, he decided to sit down and write from memory and a few records he still possesses his recollections of going through Army Air Corps pilot ... (click for more)



A Portion Of Chattanooga History Collections Moves To The Public Library

Jim Holcomb's Preservation Efforts Result In Cemetery Guardian Award

Wayne Shearer’s World War II Memoir, Part 26: Soloing In A BT-14 In Kansas


The Chattanooga History Collections have been in good hands since being acquired by the UTC Library and the Chattanooga Public Library in June 2017. Professional archivists and librarians have ... (click for more)

Hamilton County resident and local historian Jim Holcomb researches the past in his own way and it seldom includes trips to the library. Holcomb walks the hills and forested trails throughout ... (click for more)

(Editor’s Note: Dr. Wayne Shearer, 95, is a retired optometrist and retired colonel from the U.S. Air Force Reserve now living in Hixson. In his early 90s, he decided to sit down and write from ... (click for more)


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