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Tennessee Trivia : Weird, Wacky and Wild
by Joseph Nolan and Lisa Wojna




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From coffee empires to music royalty, architectural wonders to nature's finest, Tennessee has a lot to show. With fascinating and downright weird people, places and events, learn what makes Tennessee, well, Tennessee: * The Peabody Hotel in downtown Memphis is famous for the ducks that live on its roof; every day a ''Duckmaster'' escorts the ducks from the hotel's roof, down the elevator and into the fountain in the hotel's lobby * Move over, Nashville The U.S. Congress deemed the official birthplace of country music to be Bristol, a tiny town in the northeast corner of the state * Elvis Presley's mother, father, grandmother and the King himself are buried at Graceland, Elvis Presley's Memphis home * Sweetwater is the location of the Lost Sea, the largest underground lake in America; its total size has been a mystery since its discovery over 100 years ago * The skeleton of a saber-toothed tiger discovered beneath downtown Nashville in 1971 was the inspiration for the Nashville Predators mascot, ''Gnash'' * And so much more...

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Overview

From coffee empires to music royalty, architectural wonders to nature's finest, Tennessee has a lot to show. With fascinating and downright weird people, places and events, learn what makes Tennessee, well, Tennessee: * The Peabody Hotel in downtown Memphis is famous for the ducks that live on its roof; every day a ''Duckmaster'' escorts the ducks from the hotel's roof, down the elevator and into the fountain in the hotel's lobby * Move over, Nashville The U.S. Congress deemed the official birthplace of country music to be Bristol, a tiny town in the northeast corner of the state * Elvis Presley's mother, father, grandmother and the King himself are buried at Graceland, Elvis Presley's Memphis home * Sweetwater is the location of the Lost Sea, the largest underground lake in America; its total size has been a mystery since its discovery over 100 years ago * The skeleton of a saber-toothed tiger discovered beneath downtown Nashville in 1971 was the inspiration for the Nashville Predators mascot, ''Gnash'' * And so much more...


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  • ISBN-13: 9781926700267
  • ISBN-10: 1926700260
  • Publisher: Blue Bike Books
  • Publish Date: May 2010
  • Page Count: 224
  • Dimensions: 8.2 x 5.2 x 0.7 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.5 pounds


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