History

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History of Johnson

History

In 1956, I married into the Johnson famiiy of 'Johnson- Switch.' Having been reared in a history loving family, the pure raw courage of the Johnson ancestors to put up stakes in Tennessee and make new lives for themselves in Arkansas fascinated me. Spending every family gathering listening to Frank and Dayne talk about the family and occasionally hearing their cousins enter into the 'telling' was a delight. In 1991, as the INN AT THE MILL was being built, I felt now was the time to write the story and see it in print. I hope you will enjoy reading…
Happy Birthday to the City of Johnson... you're FIFTY years old! But before we celebrate this occasion, there are some stories to be told. As I relate these stories concerning our past, Keep the memories alive and hold them fast. When we start our ancestor's journey written in rhyme, Picture if you will, YOU in their place, like a traveler-in-time. To Read it all Please download PDF