Families Can Celebrate Tennessee’s Birthday This Saturday at the Tennessee State Museum and the State Library

The Tennessee State Museum and Tennessee State Library & Archives will host free events Saturday where families can celebrate Tennessee’s 226th birthday.

The Statehood Day Celebration hosted by the Tennessee State Library & Archives will have live music, a children’s scavenger hunt, games, crafts, a historic photography demonstration, historical reenactments, and an open house for the Early Literacy Center at the Library & Archives.

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Slate of Proposed Legislation Seeks to Preserve, Protect and Properly Display Tennessee Historic Artifacts and Memorials

Three bills filed in the General Assembly seek to preserve, protect and properly display historic relics, artifacts and memorials primarily related to the Confederate States of America and Tennessee’s involvement during the War Between the States.

All three bills are sponsored in the state Senate by State Senator Janice Bowling (R-Tullahoma) and in the state House by State Representative Terri Lynn Weaver (R-Lancaster) on behalf of the Sons of Confederate Veterans’ organization.

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Comptrollers Find Water Damage at $160 Million Tennessee State Museum Building

  Three buildings that are part of the Tennessee State Museum have had water damage, including the new $160 million state museum on Nashville’s Bicentennial Mall. This, according to a report Tennessee Comptrollers released this week. The museum opened last fall. At stake are many priceless artifacts from Tennessee’s long…

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