Memories

Chester Martin: Enjoying John Wilson's Great New Book Of Old Chattanooga Photos


I was lying in a hospital bed - on my birthday - when presented a copy of John Wilson's excellent new book. My wife and family popped through the door at just the right moment that evening bringing a few simple presents - among them that new book, CHATTANOOGA IN OLD PHOTOS . It was just the right thing to happily occupy my remaining hospital stay following minor foot surgery. Am sure that it could brighten the days of your family members ... (click for more)

The outside of the Chattem facility in 1966
Photo by Courtesy of the Chattanooga Library
The outside of the Chattem facility in 1966

Wayne Shearer’s World War II Memoir, Part 1: The Shocking News Of Pearl Harbor

A Look At Chattem’s History In Light Of Sanofi Layoffs



(Editor’s Note: Dr. Wayne Shearer, 94, 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 possessed his recollections of going through Army Air Corps pilot ... (click for more)


Chattem over the years has produced a number of familiar over-the-counter drugstore products, such as FlexAll and Gold Bond. But perhaps much less familiar has been the history of the firm and how it ended up being started in Chattanooga. The history comes to mind as parent company ... (click for more)



Chester Martin: David Steinberg Makes A Most-Welcome Correction

Remembering Rev. T. Perry Brannon's Radio Revival

Signal Mountain Genealogical Society Meets Dec. 4


It is a pleasure to have corrections to my stories when the results will be helpful, and especially when they come from true experts in the field - in this case, David Steinberg, whom many readers ... (click for more)

I recently came upon a booklet that Rev. T. Perry Brannon gave me in 1986 when he was a guest on my radio program and it brought back a lot of memories. His Radio Revival started in ... (click for more)

The Signal Mountain Genealogical Society will be celebrating the Christmas Season with a covered dish luncheon on Tuesday, Dec. 4. The event is for members only. Regular meetings will resume ... (click for more)


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