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Tennessee History Books


Tennessee local and regional history books feature vintage images of small towns and downtowns across the state. Each title celebrates the unique cultures and traditions of the 'Volunteer State' through historical images and descriptive captions.

From the days when cotton was king and the Dixie Highway was under construction, to the innovative sounds that became known as the 'Memphis blues,' the legendary track at Bristol Motor Speedway, and towns like Chattanooga, Murfreesboro, Nashville, Pigeon Forge, and more, each book features stunning vintage images revealing the unique people, places, and events that make up the history of the great state of Tennessee.


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A Brief History of Memphis
A Brief History of Memphis

$19.99 Available
state: Tennessee
series: Brief History
No other southern city has a history quite like Memphis. First purchased in the early 1800s from natives to serve as a vital port for the em ...
Brief History Available $19.99 9781609494407
A Cades Cove Childhood
A Cades Cove Childhood

$17.99 Available
state: Tennessee
series:
The remote Smoky Mountain community of Cades Cove still lives in the memory of J.C. McCaulley, one of the few remaining former residents, wh ...
Available $17.99 9781596295568
A Guide to Historic Downtown Memphis
A Guide to Historic Downtown Memphis

$19.99 Backordered
state: Tennessee
series: History & Guide
Need a practical, useful guide to downtown Memphis's historic streets, buildings and neighborhoods? Look no further than A Guide to Historic ...
History & Guide Backordered $19.99 9781596299061
A Guide to Historic Nashville, Tennessee
A Guide to Historic Nashville, Tennessee

$19.99 Available
state: Tennessee
series: History & Guide
Written by accomplished historian James Hoobler, senior curator of art and architecture at the Tennessee State Museum and former executive d ...
History & Guide Available $19.99 9781596294042
A History & Guide to the Monuments of Shiloh National Park
A History & Guide to the Monuments of Shiloh National Park

$17.99 Available
state: Tennessee
series: History & Guide
The events of the Battle of Shiloh are characterized by acts of bravery, sacrifice, and uncommon valor. After the Civil War, northerners and ...
History & Guide Available $17.99 9781609494124
A History of East Tennessee Auto Racing: The Thrill of the Mountains
A History of East Tennessee Auto Racing: The Thrill of the Mountains

$19.99 Available
state: Tennessee
series: Sports
East Tennessee isn't typically mentioned among stock car racing's formative hotbeds. But the region from Bristol to Oneida and Chattanooga e ...
Sports Available $19.99 9781626191372
A Lifetime in Gatlinburg: Martha Cole Whaley Remembers
A Lifetime in Gatlinburg: Martha Cole Whaley Remembers

$16.99 Available
state: Tennessee
series:
Today, Gatlinburg is an idyllic mountain resort. But the Sugarlands Valley in the 1910s couldn't have been more different. Martha Cole Whale ...
Available $16.99 9781626196841
A Unionist in East Tennessee: Captain William K. Byrd and the Mysterious Raid of 1861
A Unionist in East Tennessee: Captain William K. Byrd and the Mysterious Raid of 1861

$21.99 Available
state: Tennessee
series:
During the Civil War, Tennessee was perhaps the most conflicted state in the Confederacy. Allegiance to either side could mean life or death ...
Available $21.99 9781609492458
African Americans in Memphis
African Americans in Memphis

$21.99 Available
state: Tennessee
series: Images of America
Memphis has been an important city for African Americans in the South since the Civil War. They migrated from within Tennessee and from surr ...
Images of America Available $21.99 9780738567501
African Americans in Rutherford County
African Americans in Rutherford County

$21.99 Available
state: Tennessee
series: Images of America
African Americans have heavily contributed to and shaped the unique and vibrant Rutherford County in middle Tennessee. Located 30 miles sout ...
Images of America Available $21.99 9780738566368
African Americans of Chattanooga: A History of Unsung Heroes
African Americans of Chattanooga: A History of Unsung Heroes

$19.99 Available
state: Tennessee
series: Brief History
Beginning in 1541 with Hernando De Soto’s Spanish expedition for gold, African Americans have held a prominent place in Chattanooga’s histor ...
Brief History Available $19.99 9781596293151
African Americans of Giles County
African Americans of Giles County

$21.99 Available
state: Tennessee
series: Images of America
Giles County was founded on November 14, 1809, and is known as the land of milk and honey. The county is home to over 30 National Register p ...
Images of America Available $21.99 9780738566894
African-American Life in Sumner County
African-American Life in Sumner County

$19.99 Available
state: Tennessee
series: Images of America
Early African Americans in Sumner County, both slaves and free, left a legacy not only of beautiful brick buildings and sturdy stone fences, ...
Images of America Available $19.99 9780738568638
Alcoa
Alcoa

$21.99 Backordered
state: Tennessee
series: Images of America
Alcoa, incorporated in 1919 and located in Blount County, was established by Aluminum Company of America (ALCOA) officials who desired to cr ...
Images of America Backordered $21.99 9780738587813
All-Girls Education from Ward Seminary to Harpeth Hall: 1865–2015
All-Girls Education from Ward Seminary to Harpeth Hall: 1865–2015

$29.99 Backordered
state: Tennessee
series:
During the final days of the Civil War, Dr. William Ward and his wife, Eliza Ward, envisioned a school for young women in Nashville that wou ...
Backordered $29.99 9781626197626
Along the Appalachian Trail Georgia, North Carolina, and Tennessee
Along the Appalachian Trail Georgia, North Carolina, and Tennessee

$21.99 Available
state: Georgia
series: Images of America
Predating the Great Smoky Mountains National Park and the Blue Ridge Parkway, the Appalachian Trail was established in the 1920s. Yet even a ...
Images of America Available $21.99 9780738591032
Around Gallatin and Sumner County: Volume II
Around Gallatin and Sumner County: Volume II

$21.99 Available
state: Tennessee
series: Images of America
Sumner County, like many of the counties of Tennessee, finds itself ever-expanding, growing from a predominantly agricultural community once ...
Images of America Available $21.99 9780738568898
Around Lynchburg
Around Lynchburg

$21.99 Available
state: Tennessee
series: Images of America
Nestled within Tennessee’s Central Basin, Moore County is the second smallest county in the state. Despite its size, it has brought fame to ...
Images of America Available $21.99 9780738591476
Bartlett
Bartlett

$21.99 Backordered
state: Tennessee
series: Images of America
Situated in the geographical center of Shelby County, Bartlett is one of the fastest growing communities in the metro Memphis area. Original ...
Images of America Backordered $21.99 9780738566733
Baseball in Chattanooga
Baseball in Chattanooga

$21.99 Available
state: Tennessee
series: Images of Baseball
Professional baseball was introduced to Chattanooga in the summer of 1885, and the Lookouts moniker and legacy dates to 1909. Baseball in Ch ...
Images of Baseball Available $21.99 9780738542140
Baseball in Memphis
Baseball in Memphis

$21.99 Available
state: Tennessee
series: Images of Baseball
Auto Zone Park, arguably the best minor-league baseball park built in the past 25 years, is nestled in a corner of downtown Memphis. Located ...
Images of Baseball Available $21.99 9780738591087
Baseball in Nashville
Baseball in Nashville

$21.99 Backordered
state: Tennessee
series: Images of Baseball
Nashville’s first professional baseball team was organized in 1885, but the city’s baseball roots can be traced to 1862, as Union soldiers c ...
Images of Baseball Backordered $21.99 9780738543918
Beale Street
Beale Street

$21.99 Backordered
state: Tennessee
series: Images of America
Once celebrated as the Main Street of Negro America," Beale Street has a long and vibrant history. In the early 20th century, the 15-block n ...
Images of America Backordered $21.99 9780738543635
Beale Street: Resurrecting the Home of the Blues
Beale Street: Resurrecting the Home of the Blues

$25.99 Available
state: Tennessee
series:
A vibrant tribute to the rich and unique culture of Memphis, Beale Street is the most visited tourist attraction in Tennessee. But just like ...
Available $25.99 9781596294929
Benton County
Benton County

$19.99 Available
state: Tennessee
series: Images of America
In the early 1800s, land in Benton County was opened for settlers. Although the county began as a small farming community, it has grown and ...
Images of America Available $19.99 9780738518145
Black Fire: Portrait of a Black Memphis Firefighter
Black Fire: Portrait of a Black Memphis Firefighter

$19.99 Available
state: Tennessee
series:
Robert J Crawford was one of the first 12 black firefighter hired by the City of Memphis. He came through the ranks as the first black batta ...
Available $19.99 9781596293281
Blount County
Blount County

$21.99 Available
state: Tennessee
series: Images of America
Blount County is the 10th county formed in the state of Tennessee. It was carved out of Knox County in 1795 and named for William Blount, th ...
Images of America Available $21.99 9780738585710
Blue Ridge Fire Towers
Blue Ridge Fire Towers

$19.99 Available
state: Tennessee
series: Landmarks
Fire lookout towers have graced the highest peaks in the Blue Ridge Mountains for more than a century. Early mountaineers and conservationis ...
Landmarks Available $19.99 9781626198173
Bradley County
Bradley County

$21.99 Available
state: Tennessee
series: Images of America
Bradley County consists of rolling hills in two valleys at the base of the Smoky Mountains. In 1711, the Yuchi Indians and their land fell t ...
Images of America Available $21.99 9780738543871
Bristol
Bristol

$19.99 Available
state: Tennessee
series: Postcard History
In 1852, Joseph R. Anderson purchased 100 acres on the Virginia- Tennessee border with the intent of building a town in the foothills of the ...
Postcard History Available $19.99 9780738553221
Bristol
Bristol

$21.99 Available
state: Tennessee
series: Images of America
Images of America: Bristol celebrates the history of the town known as “A Good Place to Live.” Joseph A. Anderson bought land on the Virgini ...
Images of America Available $21.99 9780738541679
Bristol Dragway
Bristol Dragway

$21.99 Available
state: Tennessee
series: Images of Sports
Bristol Dragway was carved into an East Tennessee mountainside in 1965. In the more than four decades since, the track known as “Thunder Val ...
Images of Sports Available $21.99 9780738544441
Bristol Motor Speedway (NASCAR Library Collection)
Bristol Motor Speedway (NASCAR Library Collection)

$21.99 Available
state: Tennessee
series: NASCAR Library Collection
When Bristol’s race track opened in 1961, tickets were often given away to fill the 18,000 seats. Over the years, Bristol Motor Speedway has ...
NASCAR Library Collection Available $21.99 9781467110495
Bristol to Knoxville: A Postcard Tour
Bristol to Knoxville: A Postcard Tour

$21.99 Available
state: Tennessee
series: Images of America
Bristol to Knoxville: A Postcard Tour takes us on a journey back to a simpler time, 1939, and invites us to tour the towns of East Tennessee ...
Images of America Available $21.99 9780738568621
Building the Natchez Trace Parkway
Building the Natchez Trace Parkway

$21.99 Available
state: Tennessee
series: Images of America
The Natchez Trace is one of the oldest trails in North America. In 1801, President Jefferson ordered the Army to build a road along the trai ...
Images of America Available $21.99 9780738591537
Cades Cove
Cades Cove

$21.99 Available
state: Tennessee
series: Images of America
Cades Cove came into existence in 1821, when William “Fighting Billy” Tipton was granted 1,280 acres of fine fertile land in the first recor ...
Images of America Available $21.99 9780738588223
Carson-Newman College
Carson-Newman College

$21.99 Available
state: Tennessee
series: Campus History
Carson-Newman, a private, Christian liberal arts university, is located in Jefferson City, Tennessee, approximately 25 miles east of Knoxvil ...
Campus History Available $21.99 9780738593746
Carter County
Carter County

$21.99 Backordered
state: Tennessee
series: Images of America
In the 1760s, the first Europeans crossed the Blue Ridge Mountains from North Carolina and down the Valley of Virginia into the area that to ...
Images of America Backordered $21.99 9780738594170
Chattanooga
Chattanooga

$21.99 Available
state: Tennessee
series: Then and Now
Twenty-five years ago, the citizens of Chattanooga met together to plot the future of their city by reinvigorating the town’s origins by the ...
Then and Now Available $21.99 9780738553160
Chattanooga
Chattanooga

$19.99 Available
state: Tennessee
series: Black America
Some of the earliest abolition movements in the country started in East Tennessee, and Chattanooga has continued this proud tradition of bei ...
Black America Available $19.99 9780738518435
Chattanooga
Chattanooga

$21.99 Available
state: Tennessee
series: Postcard History
Located near the Georgia and Alabama state lines on the sharp Moccasin Bend of the Tennessee River, Chattanooga is steeped in history. The t ...
Postcard History Available $21.99 9780738542751
Chattanooga
Chattanooga

$21.99 Available
state: Tennessee
series: Images of America
Beautifully situated on the Tennessee River between the Cumberland Plateau and the Great Smoky Mountains, Chattanooga has a history as fasci ...
Images of America Available $21.99 9780738589992
Chattanooga Chronicles
Chattanooga Chronicles

$17.99 Available
state: Tennessee
series: American Chronicles
Chattanooga's history is as storied and complex as any southern city that was born in the early days of America and came of age during the C ...
American Chronicles Available $17.99 9781609496586
Chattanooga Landmarks: Exploring the History of the Scenic City
Chattanooga Landmarks: Exploring the History of the Scenic City

$19.99 Available
state: Tennessee
series: Landmarks
Chattanooga's history and heritage are embodied in the historical sites, structures and groundbreaking feats of engineering that have define ...
Landmarks Available $19.99 9781596294479
Chattanooga Radio and Television
Chattanooga Radio and Television

$21.99 Available
state: Tennessee
series: Images of America
To those born and raised in Chattanooga, certain names bring a smile to their faces: Miss Marcia, Bob Brandy, Mort Lloyd, Dr. Shock, and, of ...
Images of America Available $21.99 9780738586854
Chattanooga's Forest Hills Cemetery
Chattanooga's Forest Hills Cemetery

$21.99 Backordered
state: Tennessee
series: Images of America
Within 20 years of the end of the Civil War, Chattanooga was becoming the "Dynamo of Dixie." Entrepreneurs and capital from the North were w ...
Images of America Backordered $21.99 9780738586946
Chattanooga's Robert Sparks Walker: The Unconventional Life of an East Tennessee Naturalist
Chattanooga's Robert Sparks Walker: The Unconventional Life of an East Tennessee Naturalist

$19.99 Available
state: Tennessee
series: Natural History
The legend that was Robert Sparks Walker began in a log cabin outside Chattanooga called Spring Frog Cabin, a humble abode built by a Cherok ...
Natural History Available $19.99 9781626191136
Chattanooga's St. Elmo
Chattanooga's St. Elmo

$21.99 Available
state: Tennessee
series: Images of America
During Chattanooga’s post–Civil War industrial boom, A.M. Johnson subdivided land inherited by his wife, Thankful, from her industrialist fa ...
Images of America Available $21.99 9780738594330
Chattanooga's Terminal Station
Chattanooga's Terminal Station

$21.99 Available
state: Tennessee
series: Images of Rail
Long before Glenn Miller made the world-famous “Chattanooga Choo Choo” an American icon, Chattanooga was already a bustling railroad communi ...
Images of Rail Available $21.99 9780738568089
Chattanooga's Transportation Heritage
Chattanooga's Transportation Heritage

$21.99 Available
state: Tennessee
series: Images of America
Chattanooga’s 138-year public transportation heritage is a complex and colorful conglomeration of some 32 companies that were initially comp ...
Images of America Available $21.99 9781467110266

 
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