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East Tennessee landmarks, historical figures and attractions

Historical figures from East Tennessee

Davy crockett

Davy Crockett was a frontiersman, legendary folk hero and three-time Congressman. He fought in the War of 1812 and died at the Alamo in the Texas Revolution. Davy Crockett was born and lived in East Tennessee.

Eliza Johnson

Eliza Johnson was a woman from Telford, Tennessee. Johnson became First Lady when her husband Andrew took over the presidency after Abraham Lincoln was assassinated

David Farragut

David Farragut was born in Farragut, Tennessee. Farragut was a naval commander in the War of 1812 and the U.S. Civil War

How they affected East Tennessee, and how they made it a better place to live and visit?

Davy Crockett, Eliza Johnson, and David Farragut are some of the people that affected East Tennessee in the past. They made such a difference in the past, and are still making it a better place today, and in the future.

The Birth Place of Country Music Museum

The Birthplace of Country Music was established to preserve and promote the rich music heritage of our region.Bristol development country music through the Birthplace of Country Music Museum.

historical places in East Tennessee

battles and conflicts held in East Tennessee

Battles in East Tennessee

Some battles that were fought in East Tennessee include Battle of Bulls Gap, Battle of Fort Sanders, Battle of Mossy Creek, and Battle of Blue Springs

Attractions in East Tennessee

Dollywood - is an amusement park that has many fun and intriguing activities
Gatlinburg Tennessee - Smoky Mountain amazement
Bristol Motor Speedway - One of the many racetracks across the country

How all of these examples affect the present and the future?

All of these examples are things that are still drawing people into East Tennessee now and for many years to come. Dollywood, Gatlinburg, and Bristol Motor Speedway are just some of the attractions that will always draw people into this region. The future will be affected by the Davy Crockett Park, and the Beck Museum, and the Country Music Museum. The attractions and historical places are just some of the landmarks and places that will help keep East Tennessee up and open for many years.