Edenvale: Home of McCampbell family

Dr. Jim TumblinFeature, Fountain City

It takes a heap of living to make a house a home. (Edgar Guest, 1916)
The farmhouse where Samuel Shannon McCampbell (1842-1930) and Sarah Prudence Smith McCampbell (1845-1932) lived for over …

All aboard the Dummy Line

Dr. Jim TumblinFountain City

Perhaps the most eventful year in Fountain City’s history was the year 1890. That was the year that the U.S. Post Office decided Tennessee could not have two Fountain Heads, …

Park Place: Col. J.C. Woodward’s mansion

Dr. Jim TumblinFountain City

Park Place, Col. J.C. Woodward’s Mansion, later became the home of Matthew S. McClellan (1900-1909), Thomas Pruden (1909-1917) and J.C. Williams (1917-1980). It was demolished in 1980 to make way …

Belcaro: Crown Jewel on Black Oak Ridge

Dr. Jim TumblinFountain City

Hugh Lawson McClung Jr.’s expertise in the law, his business acumen and his investments in real estate and coal properties enabled him to retire from his law firm in 1908 …