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Lock 2 dam originated in 1881 prior to its opening. The Corps of Engineers opened Lock and Dam 2 in 1907 and discontinued operations Dec. 5, 1956. Metro Parks leased the property in 1956; Lock 2 Park still contains the lock keeper's house, several outbuildings, a lock wall and a river gauge …

The music industry's walking encyclopedia, Jake Brown, has penned his 50th book where he features legendary country producers Tony Brown, Shane McAnally, Dann Huff, Buddy Cannon, Clint Black and many more in the extensive documentary.

The former Donelson Plaza is pictured in 1972. It was the place to shop for a couple decades in Donelson. The nearly 200,000-square-foot shopping center first opened in 1961 and sat on 11 acres of land. Holladay Properties bought it in 2016 and is currently revitalizing the plaza. PHOTO COUR…

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With a population of 300, tiny Granville may triple or quadruple its size when it opens the door to its new Mayberry-I Love Lucy Museum on Saturday, June 13.

The Old Hickory Gunpowder Plant was at a bend in the Cumberland River near Nashville and was 93% completed by the time of the Armistice of Nov. 11, 1918. The War Department of the federal government paid all construction costs, which amounted to about $83 million, and DuPont received $1 in c…

The old blacksmith and woodworking shop was photographed in the late 1800s. It was where the former Donelson Clinic parking lot was on the northeast corner of Lebanon Road at Donelson Pike. Sam Lee Carver Sr. and Morgan Shelton owned the business. Pictured are Jim Newby, Morgan Shelton, and …

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The old blacksmith and woodworking shop was photographed in the late 1800s. It was where the former Donelson Clinic parking lot was on the northeast corner of Lebanon Road at Donelson Pike. Sam Lee Carver Sr. and Morgan Shelton owned the business. Pictured are Jim Newby, Morgan Shelton, and …

It was a grand celebration with a Memorial Day parade at the Waterford Senior Living in Hermitage. Cars were decked out with red, white and blue balloons, signs and pets as they drove through to see loved ones they’ve been unable to visit for months due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Social dista…

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Lynn Frierson Faust caught the lightning-bug “bug” 30 years ago. She has captured so many thousands of the tiny sparklers in her net that she can identify most species this side of the Mississippi simply by their flash.   

Those born after the early 1990s may not remember the Opryland USA Theme Park or know about it at all. For some, the unique place was a summer activity to look forward to each year. Between 1972-97, the music-themed park entertained millions of visitors in suburban Nashville. It opened each …

Tennesseans doing their part to stay apart – but also eager to keep moving – will be able to participate in a virtual 5K race this month organized by Tennessee state parks to coincide May 20 with World Bee Day.

Frank Rudy Jr., 11, draws water in a cedar bucket at the reconstructed well next to the log cabin on Rudy’s Farm, Tennessee’s most educational farm in Pennington Bend in the mid-1960s. PHOTO COURTESY OF FRED AIKEN

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Judge Edward H. East was born Oct. 1, 1830 in his Davidson County home on Stone River Road. His mother was a member of the famous Buchanan family, one of the pioneer families of Middle Tennessee. As deemed by records, the judge built a home on Stone River Road, which is currently Couchville …

Members of the press snap photos when First Lady Claudia ‘Ladybird’ Johnson steps from a 100-year-old brougham at the Belle Meade Mansion at the famous portico of the Hermitage. President Lyndon B. Johnson and Horatio Buntin can be seen in the background. PHOTO COURTESY OF EVERETT CORBIN

The picture shows the inside of Hermitage Church around 1910. It shows the pew with the door open, and two ladies are seated. They are in Andrew Jackson’s normal pew. Historic old Hermitage Church was built in 1823. However, fire destroyed it Feb. 20, 1965, but it was restored. The Hermitage…