September 26 through October 10, 2003.
the James H. Quillen Veterans Affairs
Center in Johnson City, Tennessee celebrated
the 100 year anniversary of its founding.
This VA Center is a beautiful historic
campus that originally was a site for
Branch of the National Home for Disabled
Volunteer Soldiers. Many original
features of the National Soldiers Home
are still evident and this website features
photos and postcards from the 1903 -
1910 period. The Centennial Celebration
calendar included guided tours of the
facilities and National Cemetery, a
Civil War Reenactment, parades, and
numerous other events. The National
Soldiers Home campus has been carefully
restored and includes the Quillen College
of Medicine at ETSU in addition to the
Veterans Affairs facilities.
2007 a Tennessee Historical Commission
historic marker was placed
at Mountain Home recognizing the National
On June 30, 2011, the Mountain Branch of the National Home for Disabled Volunteer Soldiers was designated as a National Historic Landmark by the U.S. Department of the Interior's National Park Service.