101 McKinney Circle
lakefront home on a level lot, fenced back yard, new covered
floating dock, some new hardwood flooring, this house has great
views of the water, very easy access to the dock.
TIMS FORD LAKE
TOTAL LAKE HOMES FOR SALE - TO DATE: 84
TOTAL LAKE HOMES LISTED DURING JUNE: 6
TOTAL LAKE LOTS FOR SALE - TO DATE: 111
TOTAL LAKE LOTS LISTED DURING JUNE: 3
LAKE HOMES SOLD: 4
LAKE LOTS SOLD: 1
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MLS # 1281036 375
Huffman Park Road Lynchburg, TN 37352
home with 210 ft of shoreline and covered floating dock.
House features 4 bedrooms, 4.5 baths, living/great room with
fireplace with a captains loft above it. Each room has
access outside with beautiful views of the lake.
MLS #1278155 101
McKinney Circle Estill Springs, TN 37330
Great lakefront home
on a level lot, fenced back yard, new covered floating dock,
some new hardwood flooring, this house has great views of the
water, very easy access to the dock.
MLS #1281313 126 Jills
Landing Winchester, TN 37398
Great lakefront home
just minutes from downtown Winchester. This home has
fantastic views of Tims Ford Lake, walk out basement, covered
floating dock with boat lift, new roof, windows recently
replaced. Priced well below market value, a must see.
MLS #1282814 1523
Damron Road Estill Springs, TN 37330
Charming 2 bedroom 1.5
bath lake home in Highland Ridge Subdivision. Features a
free standing fireplace, carport perfect for your car or boat,
stationary pier, and nice storage shed.
MLS #1281326 115
Franklin Street Estill Springs, TN 37330
Fantastic mini horse
farm, 2 barns 2 equipment sheds, some cross fencing, beautiful
spring fed creek that flows year round, minutes from Tims Ford
Lake, Tullahoma and Winchester. Has several great building
sites overlooking the creek.
MLS #1278941 234 West
Paradise Drive Winchester, TN 37398
Rustic home in the
woods, located in Pine Bluff Subdivision. A Tims Ford Lake
development that has private boat launch ramp and parking, the
home features a wrap-around deck and spring on back of property.
MLS #1275253 1835
Eastbrook Road Estill Springs, TN 37330
Sale includes two
buildings, second building has 1344 sq ft, sale includes all
equipment, property is located next to public boat ramp, could
possibly build cottages on old RV campground.
Calendar of Events
July 1 - Canada Day
July 4 - Independence Day
July 14 - Bastille Day
Over the Years
Today, Americans from
coast to coast spend July 4th celebrating our nation's
independence and the freedoms we enjoy as a result. Over the
years, many important events have occurred on this day. The
following are some of the most historic.
• 1778 - From his headquarters in Brunswick, New Jersey, General
George Washington directs his army to put "green boughs" in
their hats, issues them a double allowance of rum and orders a
Fourth of July artillery salute.
• 1781 - The first official state celebration occurs in
• 1787 - John Quincy Adams celebrates the Fourth in Boston,
where he hears an oration delivered at the Old Brick Meeting
• 1788 - Fourth celebrations first become political as factions
fight over the adoption of the Federal Constitution.
• 1791 - The only Fourth of July address ever made by George
Washington takes place at Lancaster, Pennsylvania.
• 1798 - George Washington attends the celebration in
Alexandria, Virginia, and dines with a large group of citizens
and military officers of Fairfax County. In Portsmouth, New
Hampshire, the keel of the 20-gun sloop of the war vessel
Portsmouth is laid.
• 1800 - In New York City, the first local advertisements for
fireworks appear. At the Mount Vernon Garden there, a display of
"a model of General Washington's Mount Vernon home, 20 feet long
by 24 feet high, illuminated by several hundred lamps" is
presented. In Hanover, New Hampshire, Dartmouth College student
Daniel Webster gives his first Fourth of July oration in the
town's meeting house.
• 1801 - The first public Fourth of July reception at the White
• 1804 - The first Fourth of July celebration west of the
Mississippi happens at Independence Creek, Idaho, and is
celebrated by Meriwether Lewis and William Clark.
• 1805 - Boston has its first fireworks display.
• 1819 - An early and rare example of an Independence Day
oration is presented (to a group of women) by a woman ("Mrs.
Mead") on July 3 at Mossy Spring in Kentucky.
• 1821 - President James Monroe is ill, and the Executive
Mansion is closed to the public. John Quincy Adams reads an
original copy of the Declaration of Independence at a ceremony
at the Capitol.
• 1825 - President John Q. Adams marches to the Capitol from the
White House in a parade that includes a stage mounted on wheels,
representing 24 states.
• 1826 - The 50th anniversary of the signing of the Declaration
of Independence is celebrated (referred to as the "Jubilee of
Freedom" event). The two signers of the document, Presidents
John Adams and Thomas Jefferson, both die on this July 4.
• 1827 - The State of New York emancipates its slaves.
• 1828 - Charles Carroll, the last surviving signer of the
Declaration of Independence, participates in a Baltimore,
Maryland celebration and assists in the laying of the "first
stone" of the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad.
• 1831 - Former President James Monroe dies on July 4
• 1832 - New York has a subdued Fourth of July celebration due
to a cholera epidemic
• 1835 - In Boston, George Robert Twelves Hewes, a shoemaker, is
honored at a celebration as the last survivor of the Boston Tea
Party. The National Intelligencer prints the text of
"Washington's Farewell Address."
• 1848 - In Washington, D.C., the laying of the cornerstone of
the Washington Monument takes place with the President James
Madison, First Lady Dolly Madison and other VIPs in attendance.
• 1851 - In Washington, D.C., President Millard Fillmore assists
in the laying of the "cornerstone of the new Capitol edifice,"
while Senator Daniel Webster gives his last Fourth of July
• 1852 - In Rochester, New York, on July 5, abolitionist
Frederick Douglass presents his famous speech, "What to the
Slave is the Fourth of July?"
• 1861 - President Abraham Lincoln sends an address to both
houses of Congress regarding the suspension of Federal
government functions by secessionists in the South.
• 1866 - General George G. Meade watches 10,000 war veterans
parade in Philadelphia. General William T. Sherman gives an
address in Salem, Illinois.
• 1868 - President Andrew Johnson issues his Third Amnesty
Proclamation in Washington, D.C. directed to those who
participated in the Civil War.
• 1873 - Mark Twain gives a Fourth of July address in London.
• 1876 - Centennial celebrations are held throughout the United
States and abroad.
• 1879 - Frederick Douglass addresses the citizens of Frederick,
• 1880 - General James A. Garfield is guest speaker at the
dedication of the Soldiers' Monument in Painesville, Ohio. In
Boston, a statue of Revolutionary War patriot Samuel Adams is
unveiled. In San Francisco, the first daytime fireworks ever
exhibited in the country takes place at Woodward's Gardens.
• 1881 - In Washington, D.C., the Chief of Police issues and
order banning all fireworks due to the shooting of President
Garfield; at the same time, prayer meetings for the President's
recovery are held in lieu of Fourth celebrations throughout the
• 1884 - The formal presentation of the Statue of Liberty takes
place in the Gauthier workshop in Paris.
• 1889 - President Benjamin Harrison gives a speech in
Woodstock, Connecticut; he is the third President to be in
Woodstock on July 4.
• 1899 - Governor Theodore Roosevelt gives a speech at his home
town, Oyster Bay, New York, as other speakers predict he will be
the next President. In Plymouth, England, all British warships
are decorated with flags and a 21-gun salute is fired. Mark
Twain addresses the American Society at a dinner in London.
• 1902 - Two hundred thousand people hear President Theodore
Roosevelt give a speech in Schenley Park in Pittsburgh.
• 1910 - A bronze statue of George Washington is unveiled at
Independence Hall in Philadelphia.
• 1912 - The new national flag with 48 stars is "formally and
• 1915 - Orator and former Secretary of State William Jennings
Bryan gives a speech on "Universal Peace" in Philadelphia.
• 1916 - In Washington, D.C., President Woodrow Wilson gives a
speech at the dedication of the new American Federation of Labor
• 1919 - One of the peaks in the Black Hills near Deadwood,
South Dakota is renamed Mt. Theodore Roosevelt in honor of the
former President. Panama celebrates its first official Fourth of
• 1921 - A large anti-prohibition parade takes place in New
York, and British music and jazz are forbidden as 50 bands march
in and American Association for the Recognition of the Irish
• 1923 - President Warren G. Harding addresses citizens of
Portland, Oregon, and is initiated into the Cayuse Tribe at the
Oregon Trail Celebration.
• 1926 - The 150th Anniversary of the signing of the Declaration
of Independence takes place throughout the nation.
• 1930 - Gutzon Borgium's 60-foot face of George Washington is
carved on Mount Rushmore in Keystone, South Dakota.
• 1940 - President Franklin D. Roosevelt officially turns over
to the federal government the library bearing his name.
• 1942 - Fireworks in most cities are canceled due to war
• 1946 - Americans observe the first peacetime Fourth of July in
five years, as occupation troops celebrate with parades and
artillery salutes in Germany and Japan.
• 1947 - In Washington, D.C., the Fourth ceremony at the
Monument Grounds is televised for the first time.
• 1959 - President Dwight D. Eisenhower gives a speech and lays
the third cornerstone in the 166 - year history of the U.S.
Capitol. The 49-star American flag waves for the first time as
Alaska achieves statehood.
• 1960 - The 50 - star American flag waves for the first time as
Hawaii is granted statehood.
• 1961 - In Philadelphia, the flag that flies continuously over
the grave of Betsy Ross (this country's first American
flag-maker) is stolen.
• 1964 - A recorded reading of the Declaration of Independence
by slain President John F. Kennedy is broadcast over radio
airwaves. In Prescott, Arizona, Senator Barry Goldwater rides a
horse in the annual Frontier Days Rodeo parade.
• 1966 - The Freedom of Information Act is signed into law by
President Lyndon Johnson.
• 1968 - Anti-war demonstrations mar speeches given by Vice
President Hubert Humphrey in Philadelphia and Governor George
Wallace in Minneapolis.
• 1974 - A reenactment of the Frederick Douglass speech "What to
the Slave is the Fourth of July?" takes place at the Kennedy
Center in Washington, D.C.
• 1976 - The nation's Bicentennial is celebrated across America.
At 2:00 pm Eastern time, the time the Declaration of
Independence was originally approved, churches and citizens
throughout the nation ring bells to mark the occasion.
"Operation Sail" takes place in New York City harbor, where
millions watch hundreds of ships, representing 22 nations,
parade. In Boston, the USS Constitution fires her cannons for
the first time in 95 years. Over the course of the day, the
largest number of American flags (10,471) ever flown at one
time, fly over the U.S. Capitol. President Gerald Ford gives a
speech at Valley Forge, Pennsylvania."
• 1980 - Throughout the country, the Fourth is observed amid
somber recognition of the 53 American citizens held hostage in
Iran; residents in Cleveland plant 53 trees in the hostages'
• 1981 - President Reagan, recovering from an assassin's bullet,
leaves George Washington Hospital in Washington, D.C. for the
first time to view the fireworks at the Mall.
• 1982 - President Reagan gives a welcome speech for astronauts
Thomas K. Mattingly and Henry W. Hartsfield as they land the
space shuttle Columbia at Edwards Air Force Base in California.
• 1992 - The seven astronauts on the shuttle Columbia unfurl the
Stars and Stripes and chant "Happy Birthday America" from space.
The Navy unveils a new aircraft carrier, the USS George
Washington, with Secretary of Defense Dick Cheney giving a
• 1993 - Johnny Cash recites his patriotic poem "Rugged Old
Flag" in Washington, D.C. while citizens there hold flags in
honor of prisoners of war and servicemen missing in action from
the Vietnam War.
• 1996 - Fourth of July greetings are sent by astronauts on the
shuttle Columbia in space.
• 1999 - In Philadelphia, 112 people, all born on the Fourth of
July since 1900, gather in front of Independence Hall for a
"Photo of the Century."
• 2000 - "Operation Sail 2000," the largest assemblage of ships
ever at one event, takes place in New York City. It includes
some 150 tall sailing ships from more than 20 nations and an
11-mile line of more than two dozen naval ships from around the
• 2001 - Public readings of the Declaration of Independence take
place throughout the country, including the National Archives in
Washington, D.C., the Art Museum in Philadelphia and the Old
State House in Boston. From the International Space Station,
astronauts proclaim "We give thanks to our ancestors . to all
Americans, Happy Independence Day."
• 2002 - The most intense security precautions in the history of
the Fourth of July take place across the country in light of the
terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center Towers in September
11, 2001; Americans celebrate anyway, voicing their jubilation
about freedoms enjoyed in the country.
• 2003 - In Tikrit, Iraq, U.S. soldiers celebrate the Fourth
with a cookout at Saddam Hussein's hometown palace;
Philadelphia's new National Constitution Center opens; due to
the threat of forest fires, the use of fireworks in New Mexico
and other areas in the West is curtailed.
• 2004 - The cornerstone of the Freedom Tower is laid on the
site of the World Trade Center, with speaker New York Governor
George E. Pataki; in Miami, a group of servicemen representing
various branches of the armed forces become American citizens in
a ceremony held there.
• 2005 - In what is described as the biggest Fourth of July
blast ever, NASA slams its two-stage 820 - pound spacecraft
called Deep Impact into the comet Tempel 1; in Philadelphia U.S.
Representative Barney Frank of Massachusetts and Philadelphia
U.S. Representative Barney Frank of Massachusetts and
Philadelphia Mayor Street present the City of Brotherly Love
Humanitarian Award to Elton John.
• 2006 - The first ever launch of a space shuttle on
Independence Day occurs when shuttle Discovery lifts off at
Kennedy Space Center and Stephanie D. Wilson is the second
African American female to go in space; U.S. military veterans
participate in ceremonies and parades across the country and a
B-1 bomber flyover takes place at Mount Rushmore on July 3;
soldiers wounded in Iraq publicly read portions of the
Declaration of Independence at a ceremony held at the National
Archives in Washington, D.C.
• 2007 - This is the day for citizenship ceremonies: 1000
persons from 75 countries take citizenship oath at Walt Disney
World in Lake Buena Vista, Florida; 51 individuals take
citizenship oath at the William Paca House in Annapolis; at Camp
Victory in Iraq, 161 soldiers are naturalized as American
citizens and U.S. commander General David Petraeus, 76 persons
are sworn in at Monticello; at 2 p.m., all U.S. Navy & Coast
Guard ships ring 13 bells in honor of the 13 original states; a
wreath laying ceremony takes place at the tomb of George
Washington at Mount Vernon.
• 2008 - In Indianapolis, a 33rd annual old fashioned ice cream
social is held at the President Benjamin Harrison House; in this
presidential election year, Democrat candidate Barack Obama is
in Butte, Montana, at an Independence Day picnic; in Dover,
Delaware, a dedication ceremony for a Dover Light Infantry
Monument representing the Company's distinguished service during
the Revolutionary War takes place.
• 2009 - Numerous cities cancel fireworks and curtail other
events due the recession and resulting budget cuts; the crown of
the Statue of Liberty in New York opens to the public for the
first time after being closed since Sept. 11, 2001, and seven
persons are sworn in as new citizens there; Mount Vernon has
daylight fireworks; on display at Roseland Cottage in Woodstock,
Connecticut, are historic flags from 1870-1895, and a 29-foot
flag flown for the visit by President Benjamin Harrison in 1889.
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