National Landmarks

Tennessee landmarks serve as revelation, commentary and valuable points of destination—great places worthy of a visit.

From Beale Street to Sgt. Alvin C. Yorks farm to William Blount Mansion, Tennessee is punctuated with exceptional, meaningful sites. Our landmarks are graphic illustrations of Tennessees history, designated by the Secretary of the Interior.

Big sounds, such as Elvis, Roy Orbison, Conway Twitty and Johnny Cash, launched careers at a famous Memphis building, Sun Record Company, begun by Sam Phillips. And, Ryman Auditorium, first opened as a tabernacle, was used for Grand Ole Opry broadcasts from 1943 until 1974. Located in Castalian Springs, the largest existing log structure in Tennessee, in Wynnewood State Historic Area, was originally built to serve as a stagecoach inn for travelers.


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Beale Street Historic District Beale Street Historic DistrictMemphis Elvis Presley’s GracelandMemphis Jubilee Hall Jubilee HallNashville Moccasin Bend National Archeological DistrictChattanooga James K. Polk Ancestral Home James K. Polk Ancestral HomeColumbia Ryman AuditoriumNashville X-10 Graphite ReactorOak Ridge Tennessee State Capitol Tennessee State CapitolNashville Sun StudioMemphis
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