Guide to the Signal Mountain Hotel, Tennessee, Promotional Pamphlet, circa 1922

Summary Information

Title: Signal Mountain Hotel, Tennessee, Promotional Pamphlet, circa 1922
Collection: AC.1065
Extent: 0.01 linear feet (1 folder)
Abstract:

One promotional brochure of Signal Mountain Hotel in Signal Mountain, Tennessee, near Chattanooga, circa 1922, makes up this collection. The brochure describes the natural beauty of the mountain area, how close Signal Mountain is to Chattanooga, and that the hotel is "absolutely fire proof".

Creator: Signal Mountain Hotel

Biographical/Historical Note

Signal Mountain’s elevation is 2,000 feet. In history this high point was used by the Cherokee and Creeks to signal their tribes, and by Union troops during the War Between the States as a relay station and to observe traffic on the Tennessee River.

The Town of Signal Mountain is only 10 miles from Chattanooga. The hotel is close to Rainbow Lake where the guests can canoe and swim. It has 250 rooms, 200 of which have a private bath.

Scope and Contents

This collection is one brochure about Signal Mountain Hotel in Signal Mountain,Tennessee, describing the natural beauty of the area and all the fine points of the hotel in 1922.

Arrangement

This is a single-item collection.

Administrative Information

Access Restrictions

This collection is open for use in the Dougherty Reading Room. An appointment for research is recommended. The Dougherty Reading Room is located on the 4th floor of Belk Library in Special Collections.

Acquisitions Information

This collection was purchased from L&T Respess in 2014.

Processing Information

Processed by Anita Elliott in July 2015 with assistance from Claire Stamper.

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], AC.1065: Signal Mountain Hotel, Tennessee, Promotional Brochure, W.L. Eury Appalachian Collection, Appalachian State University, Boone, North Carolina USA.