Uncle Bob's Travels

Places I've hung out in, sometimes briefly.

Archive for the month “July, 2016”

The House Cinema

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The House Cinema in Marion NC.  >This webpage tells all about it<

Jeremiah KY

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The Post Office at Jeremiah KY, about 6 miles from Whitesburg.  Rennick (“Kentucky Place Names”) states that “Jeremiah” was Jeremiah P. Dixon, the first Postmaster in this area in 1884.  Rennick goes on to say that the man was known as “The Prophet”, because his middle name was actually “Prophet”.  He was named, of course, for the prophet, who is credited for “The Book of Lamentations”.  Long, mournful complaints are known as “jeremiads”.  I read that the Puritans loved them some jeremiads…

Lake City TN

Well,  up until 2014, it was called Lake City (the Postal Service still considers it to be that):

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Zip 37769.

However, after 2014, and a court battle, the city hall is for:
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Take that, Lake City!

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