By REBECCA HENDERSON March 8, 1971: The Johnson City Press-Chronicle reported on a new spectator sport in downtown Johnson City: that of watching the demolition of the old city hall. The old city hall was built in 1919, and the property it formerly occupied was purchased by the Johnson City Press-Chronicle. Source: Johnson City Press-Chronicle.
Johnson City, TN
Johnson City is a city in Washington, Carter, and Sullivan counties in the U.S. state of Tennessee. 2017 estimated population was 66,391, making it the ninth-largest city in the state.
Johnson City was originally founded in 1856 by Henry Johnson as a railroad station. The town was formally incorporated in 1869 and Henry Johnson was elected as the city's first mayor on January 3, 1870.