Bonnaroo in Manchester takes place on
500 acres of farmland making it on of
the largest festivals in the world.
A lot of places claim they invented Mountain Dew,
but according to the company the neon syrupy
was first created in Knoxville in the 30's as a
new drink to mix with Whiskey
Kooky Canuck in Memphis has a
12# hamburger on the menu
Ober Gatlinburg Ski Resort has the world's
largest artifical skiing surface, with over
five acres of skiing regardless of the weather.
Tennessee aquarium is the home to the largest fresh water
aquarium in the entire world, with over 7,000 animals housed
in the entire complex
Chattanooga was home to the first patented miniature
golf course, located on Tom Thumb mountain. It was
created in 1927.
Tow trucks were created in Chattanooga in 1913
Camden is home to North America's ONLY
fresh water pearl farm
Moonpies were created in the early 1900s in Chattanooga
Shady Valley is home to the world's shortest highway tunnel.
Cutting through only 75 foot or rock.
The Lost Sea in Sweetwater is the largest underground lake in the
United States and the second largest non-subglacial underground
lake in the entire world, with over 13 acres of water discovered so far with no end in sight.
Fed Ex Headquartered in Memphis accounts for around
50% of all ground shipping in the US
In 1897 Cotton Candy was invented with a method of
spinning heated sugar into what was called
The Grand Ole Opry is home to the longest running live
radio broadcast in the entire world since 1925
Tennessee is bordered by 8 States
Cracker Barrel was founded here
Columbia is the mule capital of the world, with thousands
of mules present at the Mule Day Parade
Paris (Tennessee that is) is home to a seven
story replica of the Eiffel Tower
Trash is good and in 1937 Knoxville became
known as the "first dumpster city" with the first dumpsters
Piggly Wiggly in Memphis, allowed customers the new
radical concept of shopping for their own groceries
when it was founded in 1916!
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