16th State (June 1, 1796), the upper south U.S.
State Abbreviation: TN
Nickname: The Volunteer State
Origin of Name: From the old Yuchi Indian word,
"Tana-see," meaning "The Meeting Place."
Things to Know
United States Senators from Tennessee.
the largest underground waterfall in the United States. Ruby Falls
form the eastern section of Tennessee. Appalachian Mountains
are one of the mountain ranges in the Appalacian system. Great Smokey Mountains
. Tennessee River
frontiersman,near Limestone. Davy
first American admiral, Knoxville David
Things to Do
Tennessee State Bird and State Flower Printable Color Page.
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Sites to See
Department of Health's "Healthy Kids" Page
Healthy Kids" page has games, puzzles, an art gallery and a
coloring book, all aimed at showing you how to stay healthy and safe.
Visit with Health E. Owl, learn to safely ride your bike and meet
"Tennessee's Safest Kid."
Archaeology and the Native Peoples of Tennessee
Discover the Native American history in Tennessee.
Learn about the amazing animals at the Tennessee Aquarium.
Things To Do-Other Sites
Read about the State Quater and print
out the color page.
color page Tennessee State Flag