Monuments & Museums
Weave your way through Tennessee’s colorful tapestry of American history with a visit to any one of its fascinating monuments and museums.
Stroll through the massive collections at the Tennessee State Museum and take a journey into Tennessee’s legendary past. Or, wind your way through a museum dedicated to your personal interest--the Casey Jones Railroad Museum, Chucalissa Archaeological Museum and the Stax Museum to name just a few.
David Crockett Statue
The only statue of the famous frontiersman, statesman, legislator and hero of the Alamo. He helped organize Lawrence County in 1817 after the Chickasaw Indians ceded it to the U. ...more
Downtown Greeneville Historic District
Bricked sidewalks lined with historic homes. Features the 4 corners of Andrew Johnson, tailor shop and museum, early home, statue and birthplace replica. ...more
Edwin Warner Park
Edwin and Percy Warner Parks, collectively known as The Warner Parks, are managed by the Metropolitan Board of Parks and Recreation of Nashville and Davidson County. The Warner Parks are the largest municipally administered parks in Tennessee and together span 2684 acres of forest and field, 9 miles from downtown Nashville. ...more
On January 1, 1780, Nashville was founded when James Robertson led his group of pioneers across the frozen Cumberland River to a place called the Cedar Bluffs. It was here that these men built a fort called Nashborough, which would be shelter for the first families until Indian attacks ended in 1792. ...more