IMAGES From Nostalgiaville
TENNESSEE-
LAKE CITY
, TN- 5/21/98

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HISTORY of LAKE CITY
The town of Coal Creek which was later named Lake City had one log house in 1853
The first Coal Creek post office was established with Joel Bowling as postmaster March 6, 1856
The railroad was extended to Coal Creek in the early 1870's
The first car of coal was shipped by rail in October 1867
Coal Creek had a population of 3000 in 1888
The Anderson County Savings Bank was chartered on August 23, 1888

 

DOWNTOWN LAKE CITY
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Community Center & Coal Miners Museum Old Bank Building City Hall
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Coal Creek Lodge Business & Professional Women's Clubs Lake City Post Office Lake City Library

 

Lake City Downtown Streets on 5/21/98

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CHURCHES in LAKE CITY
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Organized 1872
Building constructed 1960
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Covenant Life Worship Center Lake City First Baptist Church Lake City Church of Christ
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Lake City Christian Fellowship   Lake City Church of God   Lake City Methodist Church
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  Longfield Baptist Church Main Street Baptist Church Open Door Missionary Baptist Church
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  West Side Baptist Church Willow Brook Baptist Church

 

SCHOOLS in LAKE CITY
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Lake City Middle School

 

PARKS in LAKE CITY 

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Ball Field
Playground

Lake City Park

 

SIGN OF THE TIMES in LAKE CITY

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IF YOU MISS HEAVEN... IT'S YOUR FAULT

 

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