Summertown

    Summertown is located on top of Lookout Mountain and is inhabited chiefly in summer. The post office is named Lookout Mountain, the first postmaster having been Charles C. Carpenter, appointed June 11, 1867; followed by Ewing O. Tade, July 22, 1872; G. W. Arnold, December 10, 1872; Esther A. Waters, May 16, 1873; Willey J. Drinnon, December 9, 1873; Hannah Hill, August 21, 1875; post office discontinued April 11, 1876, and re-established June 5,1877, George S. Ruble appointed that day; John E. Grimer, June 21, 1881; Eliza B. Carlile, November 18, 1881; Marion A. Carlile, December 15, 1881; Sue E. Reade, November 6, 1883, and Harry E. Stoops, February 23, 1886.
Goodspeed's "History of Tennessee" 1887