1902 - Chattanooga from Cameron Hill
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SOURCE: Library of Congress Digital Archives
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Points of Interest

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Chattanooga Brewing Company. 15 years before the Prohibition Amendment was passed. Nice logo!

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The 'new' Walnut Street Bridge was completed in 1890. Note the telephone lines across the top. A second bridge would span the river in 15 years: The Market Street Bridge.

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City of spires. The impressive architecture of the late 19th centry dominated the skyline. Some remain today, such as the 'Dome Building' shown above.

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In the same year that the American Automobile Association was formed; early roadside billboard advertising can be seen along Broad Street. These are likely 42x48 inch 6 panels - part of the first outdoor advertising standards established in 1901.

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St. Paul's Episcopal Church was built in 1886. It remains as seen here, and was placed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1978.

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Home of the famous "McElree's Wine Of Cardui" Reverend R.I. McElree 'learned' of a herbal concoction used by Indian women to relieve menstrual pain. McElree introduced his Cardui in 1879 and sold this product to the Chattanooga Medicine Company in 1882, where it was originally marketed as "McElree's Cardui, The Woman's Tonic."