Monday, July 19, 2010


The Volunteer State
State Capitol:  Nashville
State Flower:  Iris
Area:  42,246 sq. miles
Tenn. ranks 16th in Population

Nickname - Volunteer State
State Capitol - Nashville
State Flower - Iris
1950 Population - 3,291,718
Area in Sq. Miles - 42,022
Entered the Union, June 1, 1796

Top view:  Great Falls Dam, on Caney Fork of the Cumberland River, was purchased by the T.V.A. in 1940.  The Dam is 92' High and 800' Long, and located at Rock Island, between Sparta and McMinnville, Tenn.

Bottom view:  Tennessee is known for its fine fishing waters, such as Center Hill, Dale Hollow, the Tennessee River and Kentucky Lake.  This view shows a fisherman catching a 5 1/2 lb. bass.

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