City's Churches Featured In New Book On Old Chattanooga

Tuesday, September 25, 2018

The churches of Chattanooga will be featured in a new book of old Chattanooga photos.

It will include some still standing as well as many that were demolished.

One of the most ornate to fall was the First Baptist Church at Oak and Georgia Avenue. It was designed by R.H. Hunt and made of pink sandstone.

There are scenes of the historic Stone Church at McCallie and Georgia. All that remains of it is the steeple.

The printing of Chattanooga in Old Photos will be limited to 800 copies.

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, entertainment, parks and cemeteries and auto and livery.

Chattanooga in Old Photos, when it is available around Oct. 15, will be sold at Zarzour's Restaurant 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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