The Story of the Spruce Pine Depots

The Story of the Spruce Pine Depots

With all the excitement of the exterior renovation of the Spruce Pine Depot, we thought we would take a look back at the history behind the two depots that have existed in Spruce Pine. The South & Western Railroad, the forerunner of the Clinchfield Railroad,...
World War 1 Cannon sat beside the Spruce Pine Depot

World War 1 Cannon sat beside the Spruce Pine Depot

Spruce Pine had a cannon from World War I on Lower Street to honor the Great War in the 1930s. It was placed there by Minerals Post 207 of the American Legion (based in Spruce Pine) after they received it from the U.S. Government. Pictured left to right are (first...
Ellis Family Reunion

Ellis Family Reunion

It’s unfortunate that Family Reunions are not as common as they once were; our busy lives and far-flung residences preclude the annual event that extended families used to enjoy.  Three or more generations would gather at the “old home place,” happy to see new babies...
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