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CLUBS & ORGANIZATIONS in TRACY CITY

American Legion Post 74 15t.gif (62072 bytes) 13t.gif (99518 bytes)War Memorial
Part of the American Legion site
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Christian Outreach Youth Center Fiery Gizzard Sportsman’s Club Lodge  Tennessee Army National Guard
Chikamaka Band - Chikamaka Cultural Preservation Corporation     Chikamaka - Ani Atari -

SIGHTS in TRACY CITY

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Grundy County Fairgrounds 4t.gif (60851 bytes)

HISTORY of TRACY CITY

Incorporated in 1915
Dutch Maid Bakery 37t.gif (101688 bytes) 111 Main St. US Hwy 41
Located 6 miles off I-24
Tracy City, TN 37387
Bakery started 1902
Tennessee’s oldest family bakery
Started by John Baggenstoss who came to Gruetli in the 1880’s
Bakery opened 1902
Following original recipes brought from Switzerland years ago
The working bakery is "somewhat" of a museum
No admission charge
Fiery Gizzard Historic Sign 10t.gif (78810 bytes) A crude experimental blast furnace built by Samuel Jones in early 1870’s
Furnace owned by Tennessee Coal and Railroad Company
Furnace was called "Fiery Gizzard"
The experiment was to determine if local coal could be used to produce iron
Furnace produced 15 tons of iron before stovepipe fell on third day
President of the parent company helped found University of the South

 

Old Fire Truck
Photo's courtesy of Mr J Bell(10'02)

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Train Depot

 

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Shook School

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Henry Flury & Sons Staple and Fancy Grocery Store 39t.gif (40653 bytes) Hwy 41
Tracy City, TN 37387
General store established 1905
Family owned for nearly a century
Living museum of mountain life
Gathering place for friends
Great deli sandwiche
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PEOPLE of TRACY CITY     

Benjamin Franklin Tracy County named after
Coal discovered by boys digging out a ground hog, 1840

HOMES in TRACY CITY

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CHURCHES in TRACY CITY   

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Baker’s Chapel Cumberland Methodist Church Central Church of Christ Church of God of Prophecy First United Methodist Church
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Hobbs Hill United Methodist Church Mt Calvary Apostolic Church No Name Church Plainview Community Church 
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Tracy City Baptist Tabernacle Tracy City Church of Christ Tracy City Episcopal Church Tracy City First Baptist Church
Founded 1892

CEMETERIES in TRACY CITY  

Plainview Cemetery 27t.gif (61487 bytes)

PARKS in TRACY CITY 

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Road Side Picnic Area Plainview Community Center Tracy City Mini Park

STATISTICS for TRACY CITY  

POPULATION
1960 1,577
1970 1,388
1980 1,434
1990 1,556
LOCATION CODES for TRACY CITY
Zip 37387

 

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