Tucker 125th Anniversary Celebration – Saturday, June 24th, 2017

In June of 1892, the Tucker Post Office opened its doors for the first time. This is generally considered to be the date that Tucker was founded. To celebrate Tucker’s 125th Anniversary, the Friends of Tucker Parks, Tucker Historical Society and Tucker Optimist Club are hosting a celebration at the Tucker Recreation Center on June 24 from 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM. The celebration will feature live …

Happy Birthday Tucker Train Depot!

125 years ago today on April 24, 1892, the first train steamed into the new “Tucker” train station. Here’s an early photo of the Depot on Railroad Avenue and another taken this year by Mikel Yeakle. This small 125-year-old building once served as a gateway to the community. Today it stands as a reminder of the strength and work ethic …

“Emory Tucker Road”

The link between Tucker and Emory University has been in place for well over a century and today scores of Emory, Children’s Health Care of Atlanta, and CDC employees call the City of Tucker home. Most commuters know there are several routes from Tucker into the Clifton Corridor, but roughly ninety years ago there was one direct course. A first class …