There are 95 counties in the Volunteer State, and each of them has its own page on Tennessee History for Kids. Each page contains AT LEAST two interesting stories about that county, along with a photograph of that county's courthouse.
These county histories are GREAT. Click here
to learn about the one associated with fainting goats. Click here
to read about the lake created by an earthquake. Click here
to learn about the downtown with sidewalks on the second floor. Click here
to learn about the courthouse saved from flooding by Eleanor Roosevelt.
to read about America's most famous ghost story. Click here
to read about a mysterious race of people in upper east Tennessee. Click here
to read about a fort that isn't a fort after all.
to be taken to the last Cherokee capital east of the Mississippi. Click here
to be taken to a place where they have found fossils that are millions of years old. Click here
to see a breathtaking waterfall that was, accidentally, created by man. Click here
to learn about two brothers who ran for governor, and who both later became governor. Click here
to read about one of the largest men to ever live.
And along the way don't forget to check out those courthouse pictures. It wasn't easy taking all 95, believe us!