Fort Loudoun State Historic Park {Tennessee}

Fort Loudoun State Historic Park {Tennessee}

On our way back from the Smoky Mountains, we stopped at Fort Loudoun State Historic Park. This fort played a major role in British era colonial time as they fought against French colonists in the Seven Years' War (an extension of the French and Indian Wars happening in Europe). To help garner cooperation and alliance [...]

The Athena Parthenon- Centennial Park {Tennessee}

The Athena Parthenon- Centennial Park {Tennessee}

Did you know that Nashville is called the 'Athens of the South'? They even have their own Parthenon as a tribute to that name. The Nashville Parthenon was first built in 1897 for Tennessee's centennial exposition. This replica of the Greek Parthenon was constructed to exactly match the scale and design of the original. With [...]