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Carrying a Stick Instead of a Weapon

This week we’re in Adamsville, Tennessee, former home of famous lawman Bufford Pusser.  The famous lawman from Walking Tall was known for carrying a stick…

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The Life of Sheriff Buford Pusser

If you’ve ever seen the movie “Walking Tall” then you know part of the story of Sheriff Buford Pusser.  He was a man who could…

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The Bus Line of the 1800s

You could say it was the bus line of the 1800s.  A network of transportation that could take you just about anywhere a person needed…

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Beefing Up the Hulls of Ships

Necessity is the mother of invention.  When the Civil War began, it was relatively easy to sink wooden ships, so both sides immediately began beefing…

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Shiloh National Battlefield

Each year, thousands of people will travel to southern Tennessee to see the famous national battleground at Shiloh.  What most people don’t know is that…

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The Last Train to Clarksville

In the summer of 1966 the Monkees released “The Last Train to Clarksville.”  The song went to number one on the billboard charts and many…

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Train Service from Clarksville

In the early and mid 1900s, passenger train service was common in most cities of any size.  Today the passengers and freight have vanished from…

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The International Towing and Recovery Museum

Not long after the first cars were made, the first cars began to break down or get involved in accidents. And that’s why this museum…

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Die or Betray a Friend?

Sam Davis had an important choice to make. His decision would determine if he would live or be hung….. SharePrintEmail

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A Story Everyone from Tennessee Knows by Heart

His job was to use his stealth to maneuver through enemy lines and gather as much information as possible for his own army.  His story…

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Salt and Pepper Museum

Here’s the story of a woman who built her own museum–by accident at the beginning, but one that people from around the world come to…

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The Hermitage

Mt. Vernon and Monticello are well known presidential homes. Alongside those well known names is another home and plantation, not in Virginia, but instead in…

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Andrew Johnson

Every February we celebrate the birthdays of Lincoln and Washington. But what about some of the other lesser known individuals who occupied the White House?…

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The Wonders of the Tuckaleeche Caverns

For centuries, people have recognized the natural beauty along the border of Tennessee and North Carolina. We call it the Smokie mountains, but Steven Fananda’s…

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A Cavern Below the Smokey Mountains

Kids may go exploring when they have nothing better to do. Sometimes, those adventures can lead to trouble. But for this family, a wandering six…

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