The history behind the Beverly community

Dr. Jim TumblinFeature, Fountain City

Among the earlier settlers of the Beverly community were William and Nancy McCampbell Anderson, second-generation Irish immigrants from Rockbridge County, Virginia. Their son, Isaac Anderson (1780-1857), came with his family …

The history behind Inskip

Dr. Jim TumblinFeature, Fountain City

Inskip owes its name to the fortunate collaboration of two men: a Southern industrialist and railroad tycoon and a northern evangelist and religious campground organizer of renown.
The railroad tycoon was …

The 1920 Fountain Head Hotel fire

Dr. Jim TumblinFeature, Fountain City

“Flames destroy Fountain City Sanitarium. Seventy-five room building owned by Dr. Goetz is burned to ground. Twenty-one patients rescued, loss about $65,000. Lack of fire protection places neighboring structures in …