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Laura Bellucci

Goofball in residence at the intersection of tourism, hospitality, community, and history. 

Dedicated in her mission to explore all waterfalls near Chattanooga and bring the best side dish to your barbeque.

The Martin Hotel

Hidden in Plain Sight: Chattanooga's History is Everywhere - Martin Hotel Edition In 1906, attorney Richard Kimball came to own the lot where the lawn of the Bessie Smith Cultural Center stands today. Kimball entrusted Robert Martin, an African American former porter of the local railroads, to build…

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Explore Chattanooga's Rich Railroad Heritage

Hidden in Plain Sight: Chattanooga’s History is Everywhere – All Aboard Edition You may have heard of the Chattanooga Choo Choo, but did you know there are even more ways to experience Chattanooga’s railroad legacy? Dive into an enthralling journey through the city's history, steeped in the golden…

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