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TN History for Kids

Counties

Blount County

What the Smokies looked like before it became a national park PHOTO: Blount County Library Today, many people associate Blount County with the Great Smoky Mountains National Park. However, before the national park was created, large parts of the S…

Bradley County

The Bradley County Seat of Cleveland has been known for its production of stoves for about 150 years. Here, in 1898, are some of the employees of Cleveland's Harwick Stove Company. (PHOTO: Museum at Five Points) There's a lot of Cheroke…

Campbell County

Grace Moore Courtesy GraceMoore.net Most folks don't know that a native Tennessean became a world famous opera star. Grace Moore was originally born in 1898 in Cocke County, in East Tennessee, and moved to the town of Jellico, in Campbell…

Cannon County

Cummings, left, and B.C. Howell standing next to a historic marker PHOTO: Tennessee State Library & Archives Few legislators were ever as powerful as Jim Cummings of Cannon County, who was first elected to the state house in 1928 and stayed th…