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Tennessee 24/7
Tennessee 24/7


Tennessee: Off the Beaten Path
Tennessee:
Off the
Beaten Path


Amazing Tennessee
Amazing Tennessee


Seasonal Guide to the Natural Year: A Month by Month Guide to Natural Events : North Carolina, South Carolina and Tennessee
Seasonal Guide to the Natural Year: A Month by Month Guide to Natural Events :
North Carolina, South Carolina and Tennessee

V is for Vollunteer: A Tennessee Alphabet
V is for Volunteer:
A Tennessee Alphabet




Famous Tennesseans

Roy Acuff
James Agee
Lamar Alexander
Chet Atkins
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Walter H. Beech
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James Brown
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Wilma Rudolph
Rhea Seddon
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Cybill Shepherd
Dinah Shore
Bessie Smith
Pat Summitt
Quentin Tarantino
Mary Church Terrell
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State of Tennessee Posters, Prints, Photographs, Maps, & Calendars
for educators, classrooms and themed decor in studio or office.


geography > NA > US > S > TENNESSEE < social studies
State Bird :
Mockingbird & Bobwhite Quail
State Flower : Passion Flower & Iris
State Insect : Firefly & Lady Bug
State Horse : Tennessee Walking Horse
State Tree : Tulip Poplar
State Capital : Nashville
State Motto : "Agriculture and Commerce"
Tennessee Map by county.
US Census Bureau facts
All About Tennessee Facts

Tennessee Satellite Map Photo
Tennessee Satellite
Map Photo

(36º10'0"N 86º47'0"W)

Tennessee, nicknamed the “Volunteer State” because of the number of Tennesseans in the War of 1812, joined the Union on June 1, 1796 as the 16th state.

Tennessee borders eight other states: Kentucky and Virginia are on the north, to the east is North Carolina, on the south are Georgia, Alabama and Mississippi, the Mississippi River with Arkansas and Missouri is on the west.



Nashville State Capitol, Tennessee Art Print
Nashville State Capitol, Tennesse
Art Print

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Vanderbilt University, Photographic Print
Vanderbilt University
Photographic Print


Greetings from Tennessee Art Print
Greetings from Tennessee
Art Print


Iris, Art Print
Iris, Art Print

Tennessee has two floral symbols.

The state flower, the Iris, is a perennial herb with showy flowers in a wide range of colors. Iris is the Greek word for rainbow; the French fleur-de-lis is a stylized iris.

Passion Flower, (Passiflora Caerulea), Photographic Print
Passion Flower,
(Passiflora Caerulea),
Photographic Print

The Passion Flower is the state wild flower. It is also commonly known as the maypop, the wild apricot and the ocoee for Tennessee's Ocoee River. The 'passion' in Passion Flower refers to the structure of the blossom that resembles symbols of the Crucifixion of Jesus — the three crosses, the crown of thorns, nails and cords.

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Tulip Poplar (Liriodendron Tulipifera) Named for the Tulip-Like Shape of its Flower, Photographic Print
Tulip Poplar (Liriodendron Tulipifera) Named for the Tulip-Like Shape of its Flower,
Photographic Print

Tulip poplars, the Tennesse state tree, can grow to more than 165 feet (50 meters) in virgin cove forests of the Appalachian Mountains. It is a valuable timber tree due to its growing habit of oftern having no limbs until it reaches 80–100 feet in height.

Tulip poplar flowers are pale green or yellow with an orange band on the tepals. They generally produce large quantities of nectar making it a major honey plant in the eastern United States.

The tulip tree is also the state tree of Indiana and Kentucky.

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Showing Both Sides of the Firefly, Also Called Lightning Bugs, Photographic Print
Showing Both Sides of the Firefly, Also Called Lightning Bugs,
Photographic Print


Fireflies, also known as lightening bugs, are beetles that produce light in their abdomen to attract mates. The males fly about flashing, a waiting female will flash back if she is interested. The firefly even has a song - Glow Little Glowworm, The Mills Brothers hit of the 1950s.

The Firefly is the Pennsylvania and Tennessee State Insect and proposed as the Indiana State Insect.

insect posters


Bobwhite Limited Edition Print
Bobwhite
Limited Edition Print

The Mockingbird is the state bird of Tennessee. The Bobwhite, who has the distinct 'bob-white' call, is the game bird of both Tennessee and Georgia.


Scenic Views Along TV, Chatuge, Ft. Loudoun, Cherokee Dams, c 1947, Tennessee, Poster
Scenic Views Along TVA, Chatuge, Ft. Loudoun, Cherokee Dams,
c 1947, Tennessee,
Poster

Tennessee Valley Authority, a federally owned corporation, was created in May 1933 to provide navigation, flood control, electricity generation, fertilizer manufacturing, and economic development in the Tennessee Valley, a region significantly impacted by the Great Depression.

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Lookout Mountain, Tennessee, Poster
Lookout Mountain, Tennessee, Poster

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Grist Mill, Cades Cove, Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Tennessee, USA, Photographic Print
Grist Mill,
Cades Cove,
Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Tennessee,
Photographic Print

Wooden Mortar and Pestle for Grinding Corn, Chucalissa Native American Village, Memphis, Tennessee, Photographic Print
Wooden Mortar and Pestle
for Grinding Corn,
Chucalissa Native American Village,
Memphis, Tennessee,
Photographic Print

Cades Cove, an isolated valley in eastern Tennessee, became a part of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park in the 1930s.

A grist mill is where grain is ground into flour, an important service to farming communities.




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The Hermitage, Andrew Jackson Home, Nashville, TN Art Print
The Hermitage,
Art Print


Andrew Jackson (D)
(7th President, 1829-1837)
b. 3-15-1767; Waxhaw, SC
d. 6-8-1845; The Hermitage, TN

Andrew Jackson print


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