National Tennessee Day #NationalTennesseeDay #Tennessee

National Tennessee Day

National Tennessee Day – Day for for Tennessee. Each year on October 26 is National Tennessee Day. Plus, check out the state symbols for Tennessee.



National Tennessee Day #NationalTennesseeDay #Tennessee

National Tennessee Day

Song: Rocky Top plus 9 other songs

Flower: Iris & Purple Passion Flower & Tennessee Coneflower

Tree: Tulip Poplar & Eastern Red Cedar

Bird: Mocking Bird & Bobwhite Quail

Fruit: tomato famous in Grainger County, the county north of me

Fish: Smallmouth bass and channel catfish

Wild animal: raccoon

Horse: Tennessee Walking Horse

Reptile: Eastern Box Turtle

Insects: Lightning bug (firefly) & Ladybug & Honeybee

Butterfly: Zebra Swallowtail

Motto: agriculture and commerce

Slogan: Tennessee – America at its Best

Rocks: Agate (Cryptocrystalline quartz) and Limestone

Beverage: Milk

Dance: Square Dance

Flag: Mainly red with a blue circle with white border and three white stars (Three parts of Tennessee – Middle, East & West). It also as a band on the right side, one is blue and a thin white band beside that.

Became a state: June 1, 1796 (16th State to join the Union)

Nickname: Volunteer State during the war of 1812

Notice Tennessee seems to have a lot of State items in each group

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First published pubilshed October 30, 2017. Republished October 25, 2018.

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