Following are a few scenes of the county from old postcards. Click on the links below to view the photo and then your browser's Back button to get back to this page.
Caney Fork River
The Putnam County Courthouse
The Putnam County Courthouse, from a postcard, around 1950. Thanks to Ladye Jane Hunter for sending this.
A black-and-white photo of Ensor Valley, west of Cookeville.
A color painting of Ensor Valley. Note that the lake in the background is there via "artistic license." There is really no lake there.
A mountain scene near Cookeville.
Cookeville Public School
A black-and-white view of the Shanks Hotel.
A color painting of the Shanks Hotel.
The Cookeville Courthouse and Post Office
More cards are also shown on the Photos page.
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This page last updated: Thursday, August 13, 2015
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