Thursday, July 15, 2010

Nashville, Tennessee

Greetings from Tennessee
Pictured at left:  Tennessee State Capitol, Nashville, Tennessee
Pictured at right:  The Hermitage, the home of Pres. Andrew Jackson, 12 miles east of Nashville on U.S. Hwy. 70.

Aerial View of the Parthenon
Centennial Park
Nashville, Tennessee
Nashville's Parthenon in Centennial Park is the only full sized replica of the world famed Parthenon of the Acropolis in Athens, Greece.  This masterpiece of early Greek Architecture is 228' in length, 101' wide and 65' high.

Tennessee State Capitol
The Tenn. State Capitol Building was erected in 1845-1853 at a cost of 2,500,000.00.  The architecture is that of a Greek Ionic Temple.  It is located on a plateau 175' above the Cumberland River and is a landmark for the entire area.

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