J. Fred Johnson & Company Store "The Big Store"

Aside from helping to establish Kingsport, J. Fred Johnson served as a store merchant. Johnson’s initial venture began in 1906 along the Holston River with branch stores on Hampton Avenue and Compton Terrace. By 1910,the “Big Store” combined the two enterprises and was located on Shelby St.

Photographer: unknown

Date Taken: 1913




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