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Old 04-25-2007, 01:16 PM
 
Location: Seattle
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We actually had moonshiners and rum runners in the family some of them from Tennessee and a couple of gangsters in Chicago and Ohio during Al Capone's time.
Hmm, didnt they used to call Johnson City "Little Chicago"?
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Old 04-25-2007, 01:22 PM
 
Location: Another Day Closer
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Hmm, didnt they used to call Johnson City "Little Chicago"?
I don't know. It would make sense though.
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Old 04-25-2007, 01:27 PM
 
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I think I remember one of the first settlements out of Jamestown was in E. Tenn. and I have always wondered what creative liberties Disney took with Davey Crockett
One of my sister-in-laws is a direct descendant of Davey Crockett.

She was named after his wife, Polly.
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Old 04-26-2007, 07:57 AM
 
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All I can say is, "I am impressed!" Sounds like Tennesse is full of historical celebs Can't wait to get there and actually visit some of the historical areas. I don't think we will run out of things to do LOL
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