Historic Roads & Trails
The path paved by African Americans in Tennessee was one long and arduous, etched with trials and triumphs, tragedy and victory.
Today, the challenges faced by African Americans throughout the generations, and the accomplishments that followed, are commemorated in the dedicated museums, monuments, landmarks and preserved sites throughout the state.
WDIA Radio Station
Established in 1948, WDIA was the first African-American format radio station in the country. The station created a revolution in the broadcast industry and helped launch the careers of Rufus Thomas, The Platters, Muddy Waters, B. ...more
Wilma C. Rudolph Statue
To honor one of America's most outstanding Olympic athletes and her legacy, a bronze statue of Clarksville native Wilma Rudolph was handcrafted in her likeness. The statue can be viewed at the southern end of the Cumberland RiverWalk at the base of the Pedestrian Overpass. ...more