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Belle Meade1), Nashville      In the 1800s, the Plantation was famous for breeding thoroughbred horses.

Cherokee National Forest1), Cleveland

Davy Crockett Birthplace State Park1)

Dollywood Theme Park 2), Pigeon Forge (Dolly Parton)
Adventure Mountain3) at Dollywood, Pigeon Forge 
Dollywood - Wikipedia
11638 160901     born January 19, 1946    Dolly Parton
Dolly Parton: Love songs, rhinestones and No. 1 hits [Video]  Katie Couric Interview, 08/31/2016
Dolly Parton On The Barbara Walters Special (1977) - YouTube

Music  |  Tennessee
7161 140913  The Real Reason Dolly Parton Never Became a Mom - Yahoo Music  Wendy Geller, Our Country, 09/12/2014
Dolly Parton Biography  videos
Dolly Parton - Wikipedia 
born January 19, 1946, an American singer-songwriter, actress, author, businesswoman, and humanitarian, known primarily for her work in country music. ...
Dolly Parton - Jolene (High Quality) sound - YouTube
Dolly Parton - I will always love you - YouTube
Dolly Parton Here You Come Again on Dolly Show 1987-88 (Ep 14, Pt 2) - YouTube
Dolly Parton - Joshua - YouTube

Graceland, Memphis1, 4)  (Elvis Presley’s Memphis home)   
 see our Elvis Presley photos  Graceland vigil marks 33 years since Elvis' death (100816) Elvis Presley died on August 16, 1977. We heard on WCCO (CBS News) that there are about 80,000 Elvis impersonators worldwide on 100816.
Elvis Week (Presley), Graceland, Memphis     August   
2987 130810  Elvis Week  Aug. 10-17, 2013  Graceland, Memphis, Tennessee
Elvis Presley Biography - Facts, Birthday, Life Story - Biography.com
Elvis Presley - Wikipedia
What to expect during Elvis Week 2013 - YouTube
Elvis Presley In Concert Aloha From Hawaii January 14, 1973 - YouTube
Elvis Presley - IMDb

10680 160108    January 8, 1935    Happy birthday Elvis Presley!
Elvis Presley Biography - Facts, Birthday, Life Story - Biography.com
Elvis Presley - Wikipedia 
January 8, 1935, Mississippi – August 16, 1977, Tennessee, an American singer and actor. Regarded as one of the most significant cultural icons of the 20th century, he is often referred to as "the King of Rock and Roll", or simply, "the King"...
Top 10 Elvis Presley Songs - YouTube
Elvis Presley (full documentary) - YouTube

Graceland - Wikipedia  Tennessee
see our Elvis Presley photos

12961 170710  July 10, 1925    Monkey Trial begins, Tennessee
Monkey Trial begins - Jul 10, 1925 - HISTORY.com
Scopes Trial - Wikipedia

13309 170923  Lincoln plans to send army to Chattanooga - Sep 23, 1863 - HISTORY.com
Tennessee  |  Civil War
Presidents:    Abraham Lincoln    #16

born November 2, 1795    James Polk    #11
James Polk is born - Nov 02, 1795 - HISTORY.com
James K. Polk whitehouse.gov
James K. Polk - Wikipedia 
James Knox Polk, November 2, 1795 – June 15, 1849, the 11th President of the United States (1845–1849). ...
James Polk - YouTube
Manifest destiny - Wikipedia
Presidents    James Polk    #11  
North Carolina  |  Tennessee

born December 29, 1808    Andrew Johnson    #17
  Andrew Johnson
Andrew Johnson and Alaska Video - Andrew Johnson - HISTORY.com

Seward’s Folly - Mar 30, 1867 - HISTORY.com
#17 Andrew Johnson - YouTube

Andrew Johnson - Wikipedia 
December 29, 1808 – July 31, 1875, the 17th President of the United States, serving from 1865 to 1869. Johnson became president as he was vice president at the time of President Abraham Lincoln's assassination. A Democrat who ran with Lincoln on the National Union ticket, Johnson came to office as the Civil War concluded...
Presidents:    Andrew Johnson    #17  |  Civil War  |  North Carolina  |  Tennessee

Earthquake rocks the American wilderness - Dec 16, 1811 - HISTORY.com
1811–12 New Madrid earthquakes - Wikipedia
New Madrid, Missouri, Illinois, Kentucky, Tennessee, Arkansas

New Madrid: The Earthquakes of 1811-1812 - YouTube
The New Madrid Fault could Reawaken at any Time- documentary 2015 - YouTube  

KKK founded - Dec 24, 1865 - HISTORY.com
KKK: Then and Now | National Geographic - YouTube

What Is The Ku Klux Klan? - YouTube
Presidents:    Andrew Johnson    #17
Pulaski, Tennessee - Wikipedia  |  Tennessee

11898 161116    born November 16, 1873    W.C. Handy 
W.C. Handy - Songwriter - Biography.com -
a leader in popularizing blues music in the early 20th century, with hits like "Memphis Blues" and "St. Louis Blues."
W.C. Handy - Memphis Blues - YouTube
W. C. Handy - St Louis Blues - YouTube
W.c. Handy - St. Louis Blues (1914) - YouTube
Mr. Handy's Blues A Musical Documentary - YouTube
W. C. Handy - Wikipedia 
William Christopher Handy, November 16, 1873 – March 28, 1958, an American composer and musician, known as the "Father of the Blues". ...
W. C. Handy Music Festival - Wikipedia 
annually in Florence, Alabama, sponsored by the Music Preservation Society, Inc., in honor of Florence native W. C. Handy, the "Father of the Blues."
W.C. Handy House Museum | Tennessee Vacation
Music  |  Alabama  |  Memphis, Tennessee   

Aug. 13, 1878  First victim of Memphis yellow-fever epidemic dies - Aug 13, 1878 - HISTORY.com
Yellow Fever - YouTube
Memphis, Tennessee, New York City, Philadelphia, New Orleans
Oct. 11, 1793  Yellow fever breaks out in Philadelphia - HISTORY  
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

born April 15, 1894    Bessie Smith   
Bessie Smith - Singer - Biography.com 
"Empress of the Blues"
Bessie: The Music of Bessie Smith (HBO Films) - YouTube
Bessie Smith - St.Louis Blues (1929) - YouTube
Bessie Smith Nobody Knows You When You're Down and Out - YouTube
Bessie Smith (Down Hearted Blues, 1923) Jazz Legend - YouTube
Bessie Smith-Back Water Blues - YouTube
Bessie Smith - Bessie Smith Sings More Blues - YouTube

Bessie Smith - Wikipedia 
April 15, 1894 – September 26, 1937, an American blues singer. Nicknamed the Empress of the Blues, she was the most popular female blues singer of the 1920s and 1930s. She is often regarded as one of the greatest singers of her era and was a major influence on other jazz singers.
Tennessee  |  Music

born July 18, 1895    "Machine Gun" Kelly
Machine Gun Kelly - Criminal - Biography.com
What Happened to George "Machine Gun" Kelly? - YouTube
Machine Gun Kelly - Wikipedia  George Kelly Barnes, July 18, 1895 – July 18, 1954, better known as "Machine Gun Kelly", was an American gangster from Memphis, Tennessee, during the prohibition era. He attended Central High School in Memphis. His nickname came from his favorite weapon, a Thompson submachine gun. His most infamous crime was ...
George “Machine Gun” Kelly — FBI
, Tennessee  |  Outlaws

born Sept. 6, 1916    "Piggly Wiggly" in Memphis, Tennessee
Here’s The Story Behind Piggly Wiggly’s Funny Name - Southern Living  First truly modern American supermarket
Memphis, Tennessee

born January 8, 1935    Elvis Presley
Elvis Presley Biography - Facts, Birthday, Life Story - Biography.com
Elvis Presley - Wikipedia 
January 8, 1935, Mississippi – August 16, 1977, Tennessee, an American singer and actor. Regarded as one of the most significant cultural icons of the 20th century, he is often referred to as "the King of Rock and Roll", or simply, "the King"...
Top 10 Elvis Presley Songs - YouTube
Elvis Presley (full documentary) - YouTube

Graceland - Wikipedia  Tennessee
Mississippi  |  Tennessee 
see our Elvis Presley photos

14971 181127    born November 26, 1939    Tina Turner
Tina Turner Official - YouTub
Tina Turner - Wikipedia  born Anna Mae Bullock; November 26, 1939, an American-born Swiss singer-songwriter, dancer, and actress. ...
she has been referred to as The Queen of Rock 'n' Roll
Tina Turner - The Best - YouTube
Tina Turner - What's Love Got To Do With It - YouTube
Music  |  Tennessee  |  Missouri 

born May 26, 1949    Hank Williams Jr.   
Hank Williams, Jr. - Country Boys Can Survive (Official Music Video) - YouTube
Hank Williams Jr. - Topic - YouTube
Hank Williams Jr. - Wikipedia 
Randall Hank Williams, born May 26, 1949, known professionally as Hank Williams Jr., is an American singer, songwriter and musician. His musical style is often considered a blend of Southern rock, blues, and traditional country. He is the son of legendary country music singer Hank Williams and the father of Hank Williams III, Holly Williams,
Louisiana  |  Tennessee

born March 27, 1963    Quentin Tarantino
Quentin Tarantino - IMDb
Quentin Tarantino - Wikipedia 
born March 27, 1963, an American director, writer, and actor. His films are characterized by nonlinear storylines, satirical subject matter, an aestheticization of violence, extended scenes of dialogue, ensemble casts consisting of established and lesser-known performers, references to popular culture, soundtracks primarily containing songs and score pieces from the 1960s to the 1980s, and features of neo-noir film.
Tennessee  |  Los Angles, California

Grand Ole Opry1), Nashville (1974, moved from the Ryman Auditorium to the new Opryland complex)    Country Music  
13611 171128  The Grand Ole Opry begins broadcasting - Nov 28, 1925 - HISTORY.com
Nashville Smart Loft: Grand Ole Opry Mini Documentary - YouTube
Grand Ole Opry - Topic - YouTube
Grand Ole Opry - Wikipedia
The Roots of Country Music (Mini Documentary) - YouTube
Nashville, Tennessee  |  Music
6603 140709  June 21, 2014  Grand Ole Opry Star Jimmy C. Newman Dead at 86  -  Louisiana native was pioneer of Cajun country music  -  (Rolling Stone, Beville Dunkerley, 06/22/2014)
Grand Ole Opry - Wikipedia  Nashville, Tennessee

Cajun music - Wikipedia
Jimmy C. Newman - Wikipedia
Louisiana Cajun Band - Jimmy C. Newman (Live) - YouTube

Cajun - Wikipedia
Who are the Cajuns?  Acadian Roots
Acadians - Wikipedia
Creole music - Wikipedia
Zydeco - Wikipedia
Louisiana Creole people - Wikipedia
Louisiana Creole cuisine - Wikipedia
Music | Louisiana State

CMA Awards, Nashville     November 

Great Smoky Mountains National Park1, 5), Gatlinburg, TN        Great Smoky Mountains 国立公園
Great Smoky Mountains National Park, NC, TN
Great Smoky Mountains National Park DVD Postcard - YouTube
The Autumn of 2012 in Great Smoky Mountains National Park - YouTube
Black Bear with Cub - Encounter in Smoky Mountains (May 2011) - YouTube
Great Smoky Mountains National Park - Wikipedia

Great Smoky Mountains - Wikipedia  - The name "Smoky" comes from the natural fog that often hangs over the range and presents as large smoke plumes from a distance. This fog is caused by the vegetation exhaling volatile organic compounds, chemicals that have a high vapor pressure and easily form vapors at normal temperature and pressure.

Lookout Mountain1), Chattanooga    Incline Railway

Museum of Appalachia1), Norris

National Civil Rights Museum4), Memphis

Natchez Trace Parkway    Alabama, Mississippi, Tennessee    3132 130822 
Natchez Trace Parkway - Bing Images
Tennessee Crossroads Natchez Trace Parkway - YouTube  |  NatchezTraceParkway - YouTube
Natchez Trace Parkway - Wikipedia
Natchez Trace - Wikipedia

National Storytelling Festival
4), Jonesborough

Pigeon Forge and Dollywood Theme Park 2, 4), Pigeon Forge (Dolly Parton)
Adventure Mountain3) at Dollywood, Pigeon Forge 

Tennessee Aquarium4), Chattanooga

Casey Jones Village1)

Ramp (vegetable) Festival1), Cosby       

Athens of the South1), Nashville

3 States of Tennessee1): West Tennessee (Memphis -  Memphis blues), Middle Tennessee (Nashville – country music & Tennessee Walking Horse country), and East Tennessee (The Great Smokies – old-time mountain music)

Beale Street, Memphis:
W. C. Handy --- Father of The Blues1)
“The Tennessee Waltz” is one of the state’s five official songs1).
U.S. troops forced the Cherokees to take the Trail of Tears - more than
800 miles - to the Indian Territory, now Oklahoma (1838) | Atomic Energy Research plant (Oak Ridge, 1942) | Martin Luther King, Jr., is assassinated (Memphis, 1968)  See our Martin Luther King, Jr. Day March photos | Knoxville World Fair (1982)

Famous People1)
Davy Crockett, Andrew Jackson, Andrew Johnson,
Dolly Parton, James K. Polk, Elvis Presley, Sequoia, and more. Click here for more famous people in Tennessee.
Tennessee | Memphis | New South Memphis | Nashville (Capital) | Knoxville  | Chattanooga
Mardi Gras 2019 Where to celebrate Fat Tuesday in Knoxville, Knoxville News Sentinel, Knoxville, Tennessee
Mar. 5, 2019  Fat Tuesday (Mardi Gras)  Click here for more info 
Mardi Gras (means "Fat Tuesday" in French, Pancake Tuesday, Shrove Tuesday)
For example, Mardi Gras, New Orleans, LA    1  |   2
Largest Cities in Tennessee  

Tennessee for Visitors |  Tourism

Tennessee Tourism and Sightseeing | Tennessee Tourist Attractions


10793 160130  Schedules 2016 NHL All-Star Weekend - Nashville Predators - 2016 NHL All-Star Weekend, Nashville, TN

7896 141201  America’s Most and Least Attractive People - Travel + Leisure  Katrina Brown Hunt, November 2014   
Most Attractive:  No. 1  Miami, Florida, No. 2  San Diego, California, No. 3  Charleston, South Carolina, No. 4  Los Angels, California, No. 5  Providence, Rhode Island, No. 6  Minneapolis / St. Paul, Minnesota, No. 7  Nashville, Tennessee, No. 8  Atlanta, Georgia, No. 9  Honolulu, Hawaii, No. 10  Tampa, Florida
Least Attractive:  No. 1  Detroit, Michigan, No. 2  (tie)  Memphis, Tennessee, No. 2  (tie)  Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, No. 4  Baltimore, Maryland, No. 5  Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, No. 6  Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, No. 7  Cleveland, Ohio, No. 8  Orlando, Florida, No. 9  Louisville, Kentucky, No. 10  Portland, Maine  
America, States & D.C.

7483 141020  You'll Never Believe These 9 Cities Have World-Class Food  Yahoo Travel, Aly Walansky, The Daily Meal, 10/17/2014
The U.S.:  Memphis, Tennessee and Providence, Rhode Island

7199 140917  ‘Four Seasons of Travel’: Best places to experience the seasons  SFGate, Laurie I, 10/08/????: FALL | Adirondack Park’s High Peaks region, New York; FALL | Acadia National Park, Maine;  WINTER | Lapland, Sweden; SPRING | Nashville, Tennessee; SPRING | Kiev, Ukraine; SPRING | Craters of the Moon, Idaho; SUMMER | Traverse City, Michigan; SUMMER | Alaska - Bears; SUMMER | Upper Sardine Lake, Tahoe National Forest, California
Honky-tonk - Wikipedia
  |  Broadway (Nashville, Tennessee) - Wikipedia   includes Lower Broadway   
States & D.C.
Four Seasons of Travel - National Geographic Store


14928 181115  52nd Annual Country Music Association Awards - Wikipedia  Nov. 14, 2018
Carrie Underwood and Brad Paisley play a game of 'Country Grammar' on 'GMA Day' - YouTube
Country's biggest stars catch up with Robin Roberts ahead of CMA Awards - YouTube
Country Music Association Awards 2018 - Winners [52nd CMA Awards] - YouTube
2018 CMA Awards - Keith Urban - Entertainer of The Year - YouTube
The CMA Awards Video Clips  ABC

CMA Awards  |  Nashville, Tennessee

12837 170608  Keith Urban and Carrie Underwood The Fighter LIVE at 2017 CMT Music Awards Full Performance - YouTube
2017 CMT Music Awards: The Winners | CMT  June 7, 2017
CMT Music Awards - Wikipedia
  Nashville, Tennessee
Music  |  Entertainment Calendar
6244 140604  CMT 2014 CMT Music Awards June 4, 8-7c Country Music Videos Awards Show - June 4, 2014  Nashville, Tennessee
CMT Music Awards - Wikipedia
Home CMA Music Festival - June 5-8 - Nashville - Four Days of Country Music
  Nashville, Tennessee
CMA Music Festival - Wikipedia

6374 140616  LIVE!
Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival - Wikipedia  Manchester, Tennessee, June 12-15, 2014
Bonnaroo 2014 Lineup Announcement Official Video - YouTube
Bonnaroo Be Free Bonnaroo 2013 Video Recap Directed by Jay Sansone Bonnaroo365 - YouTube

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7695 141112  America's most dangerous cities, 2014 - Yahoo Homes  Thomas C. Frohlich, Alexander Kent and Alexander E.M. Hess, 24/7 WallSt, 11/12/12014
America's Most Dangerous Cities 2014 Edition  Huffington Post, Simon McCormack, 11/11/2014
Crime in America 2015: Top 10 Most Dangerous Cities Over 200,000
  Law Street, Kevin Rizzo, 11/10/2014    1. Detroit, Michigan, 2. Oakland, California, 3. Memphis, Tennessee, 4. St. Louis, Missouri, 5. Cleveland, Ohio, 6. Baltimore, Maryland, 7. Milwaukee, Wisconsin, 8. Birmingham, Alabama, 9. Newark, New Jersey, 10. Kansas City, Missouri
Crime in America 2015: Top 10 Most Dangerous Cities Under 200,000  Law Street, Kevin Rizzo, 11/10/2014     1. Little Rock, Arkansas, 2. Rockford, Illinois, 3. New Haven, Connecticut, 4. Hartford, Connecticut, 5. Springfield, Missouri, 6. Springfield, Massachusetts, 7. Paterson, New Jersey, 8. Lansing, Michigan, 9. Beaumont, Texas, 10. Richmond, California   
Crime in America 2015: Top 10 Safest Cities over 200,000  Law Street, Kevin Rizzo, 11/10/2014     1. Irvine, California, 2. Gilbert, Arizona, 3. Fremont, California, 4. Santa Clarita, California, 5. Henderson, Nevada, 6. Plano, Texas, 7. Scottsdale, Arizona, 8. Virginia Beach, Virginia, 9. Garland, Texas, 10. Chandler, Arizona
Crime in America 2015  Law Street
Uniform Crime Reports - Wikipedia
Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) - Wikipedia
Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) - Wikipedia
Intelligence agency  Wikipedia
List of intelligence agencies  Wikipedia
Central Intelligence Agency (CIA)  Wikipedia
National_Security_Agency (NSA)  Wikipedia
America, States & D.C.

1) Inge N. Dobelis (Project Editor): America: land of Beauty and Splendor (New York/Montreal: Reader’s Digest, 1992)
2) Caitlin R. King (
AP): “Parton’s Pride – Dollywood in Tennessee turns 25, and Dolly could not be happier” St. Paul Pioneer Press April 25, 2010 
Jane Margolies (
New York Times): “Family Trips  -  Theme parks are ready to amuse all kinds of thrill-seekers” St. Paul Pioneer Press June 20, 2010
4) Laura Sutherland with Family Travel Forum: Amazing Places to Take Your Kids(Illinois: Publications International, Ltd., 2008)
5) “Our National Parks  -  Celebrating America’s Nature Splendor”, Life 9 (2009) No. 7 August 21

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