Our Stories

Everyone loves a good story, and here in the Appalachians, we’re full of them!  Epic stories of The Overmountain Men, to the community once called Johnson’s Depot filled with railroad stories from across the south.  Not to mention the tall tales of ghosts at Montrose Court and historic Jonesborough.  We’re hoping you’ll create your own story while you’re here!

  • Here's some fun facts about Johnson City! Did you know Dr. Enuf, America’s first energy booster drink, is bottled here?

  • Johnson City’s history and growth have a strong tie to the three railroads that converged here. 

  • As America's first frontier, Northeast Tennessee and Johnson City are the origin story for Tennessee state history.


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