TN History for Kids URL: tnhistoryforkids.org Tennessee History for Kids is changing the way K-12 students learn about the Volunteer State. More than 5,000 classrooms use this web site, videos, posters, brochures and columns to learn Tennessee history, civics and geography. Whether you are a student, teacher, librarian, parent, or an interested citizen, check out the web page making a difference from Mountain City to Memphis.
Tennessee Historical Commission URL: tn.gov/environment/hist The Tennessee Historical Commission encourages the study of Tennessee's history for the benefit of future generations. Their goal is to protect, preserve, interpret, operate, maintain, and administer historic sites in addition to their many programs related to history and historic preservation.
Tennessee Historical Society URL: tennesseehistory.org Since 1849, the Society has worked to promote interest in and preservation of Tennessee's historic sites. Activities include publication of the Tennessee Historical Quarterly, public programs and lecture series, special projects such as The Tennessee Encyclopedia of History and Culture, and active collection of artifacts and documents.
Tennessee State Library and Archives URL: tennessee.gov/tsla/index.htm The Tennessee State Library and Archives collects and preserves books and records of historical, documentary and reference value and promotes library and archival development throughout the state. Resources include African American records, birth, death, census, county, military, Native American and state records, maps, bibliographies, state and governor's papers and other information. Online exhibits and other resources are available for research.
Tennessee Blue Book (History Section) URL: 43 A History of Tennessee.pdf An official government manual for the state of Tennessee, the Tennessee Blue Book includes details on the organization of the government, maps of the Congressional districts, state Senate districts and state house districts. The book also offers information about past governors, state history and the text of the Tennessee State Constitution.
Tennessee State Museum URL: tnmuseum.org The Tennessee State Museum has one of the best Civil War Collections in the nation. Find art, history and culture at one of the largest museums in the nation. The museum's Civil War holdings of uniforms, battle flags and weapons are among the finest in the nation.
Center for Historic Preservation URL: mtsuhistpres.org MTSU's Center for Historic Preservation is a research and public service institute committed to the heritage development--the identification, research, preservation, interpretation, and promotion--of our historic environment. Covering all of Tennessee's 95 counties, the Center programs enhance a sense of place, pride, and identity through the documentation, interpretation, and preservation of historic sites, landscapes, and historical narratives that comprise the Tennessee experience.