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31 Tennessee National Historic Landmarks

Alvin Cullum York FarmPlaque (Pall Mall) - 9/16/2016
The farm and gristmill once owned by the decorated World War I soldier
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Beale Street Historic District (Memphis) - 5/23/2003
Running from the Mississippi River to East Street, it is a significant location in the city's history, as well as in the history of the blues
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Chucalissa Indian VillagePlaque (Memphis) - 5/2/2023
This archaeological mound complex, with well-preserved architecture, flora, fauna, and human skeletal remains dates from the Walls phase (ca 15th century) of the Mississippian period
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Franklin Battlefield (Franklin) - 9/16/2016
This large area is the site of the late Civil War Second Battle of Franklin
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Graceland (Memphis) - 10/4/2015
One of the most-visited private homes in America, it was the home of Elvis Presley until he died in 1977
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The Hermitage (Nashville) - 5/28/1990
The plantation, including the expanded Federal-style brick, was owned by President Andrew Jackson
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Hiram Masonic Lodge (Franklin) - 9/17/2016
The oldest continuous use TN Hall and site of the 1830 Treaty of Franklin
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James K. Polk Ancestral HomePlaque (Columbia) - 9/16/2016
The 1816 Federal-style house built by his father is the President’s only surviving home
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Old First Presbyterian ChurchPlaque (Nashville) - 9/15/2016
This third sanctuary on the site was designed in 1848 by William Strickland in the Egyptian Revival style
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Ryman Auditorium (Nashville) - 9/15/2016
Formerly Grand Ole Opry House and Union Gospel Tabernacle, this is a 2,362-seat live performance venue, best known as the home of the Grand Ole Opry from 1943 to 1974
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Siege and Battle of Corinth Sites - 10/15/2017
This district encompasses surviving elements of three significant Civil War engagements in and near Corinth, MS and at Davis Bridge in TN
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Sun Record Company (Memphis) - 10/4/2015
This is a recording studio opened by rock pioneer Sam Phillips in which many famous rock and roll, country, and rockabilly artists recorded
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Tennessee State CapitolPlaque (Nashville) - 9/15/2016
The home of the Tennessee legislature and the governor's office, the 1845 Greek Revival building of William Strickland design is one of only twelve state capitols that does not have a dome
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X-10 Graphite ReactorPlaque (Oak Ridge) - 9/16/2016
Built during World War II as part of the Manhattan Project it was the world's second artificial nuclear reactor and was the first reactor designed and built for continuous operation
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