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 …

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 …