First Coca-Cola Bottling Company In The United States

First Coca-Cola Bottling Company In The United States (HMA7V)

Location: Chattanooga, TN 37402 Hamilton County
Country: United States of America

N 35° 2.779', W 85° 18.44'

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On July 21, 1899, two Chattanooga lawyers, Benjamin Franklin Thomas and Joseph Brown Whitehead, signed a contract with the Coca-Cola Company granting them the exclusive rights to bottle Coca-Cola in most of the United States. Another Chattanooga citizen, John Thomas Lupton, provided financial backing for the future development of the bottling business. The first Coca-Cola Bottling Company began operations at this site in November 1899.
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HM NumberHMA7V
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Marker Number2A 99
Placed ByTennessee Historical Commission
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Date Added Friday, October 10th, 2014 at 10:17am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 654379 N 3879489
Decimal Degrees35.04631667, -85.30733333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 35° 2.779', W 85° 18.44'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds35° 2' 46.74" N, 85° 18' 26.40" W
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Area Code(s)423, 931
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 19 Patten Pkwy, Chattanooga TN 37402, US
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