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Hidden History of Bristol: Stories from the State Line (Hidden History)
Legend has it that in 1842 a local slave, Silas Goodson, dreamed of a large city spreading over the hills, and ten years later Bristol was founded on the border of Tennessee and Virginia. Much of Bristol's most unusual history is long forgotten, but local author Bud Phillips's collection of his Bristol Herald Courier columns brings light to the overlooked pages of the ...more
Paperback, 110 pages
Published December 11th 2010 by History Press (SC)
(first published November 30th 2010)
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Apr 08, 2014 Anna rated it it was amazing
I always enjoy Bud Phillips' articles in the Sunday edition of the Bristol Herald Courier. This book was no different. It is a collection of all the articles he has published and they are divided by category. If you are ever in Bristol, make sure to check out all the landmarks Phillips' mentions. We are lucky to have such a great local historian that aims to preserve out history.