Battle above the clouds After dawn, Lookout Mountain's unique shape and location can experience fog descending from the cooler mountaintop to the valley below, stopping about halfway down. And, so it happened November 24, 1863. Learn about the battle fought on the slopes
Battle of Franklin Near Lotz House, Union Brigadier General Emerson Opdycke led a counterattack, turning the tide, saving the Federal position. Step into fine antiques, decorative arts and Civil war artifacts at Lotz House
A gristmill and a hero Sgt. Alvin C. York, Tennessee backwoods marksman, received many medals for his legendary World War I exploits in shattering the German line in France's Argonne Forest. Experience Sgt. Alvin C. York State Historic Park
From frontier days to the twenty-first century, the courage, ingenuity and foresight of Tennesseans have played leading roles in the wars that shaped our nation.
Learn about Revolutionary War hero James White, founder of Knoxville. Visit the home and tavern of soldier and frontiersman David Crockett. At the Hermitage, learn about Andrew Jackson, soldier, hero of the War of 1812 and president of the United States. Stand on the hallowed ground of Shiloh and Stones River, where thousands fell in bloody battles.
Pay homage to World War I hero Sgt. York by visiting his home and the school he established. Find out how Cordell Hull influenced the events of World War II and learn the amazing role that the city of Oak Ridge played in ending the war.