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Tennessee
Chattanooga
International Towing & Recovery Museum
401 Broad Street
Chattanooga TN  37402
Phone 
423 267-2132
Web Site  http://www.internationaltowingmuseum.org/
Description  tow trucks, antique toys, hall of fame
Type of Resource  Specialty Museum
Primary Focus  Automotive
Nature of Group or Site  Hall of Fame
Collection N-Z  Toys

National Knife Museum
7201 Shallowford Road
Chattanooga TN   37424
Phone 
423 892-5007
Web Site  www.chattanooga.net/~burtonld/nkm.html
Description  more than 12,000 knives, swords, and other cutting implements
Type of Resource  Specialty Museum
Primary Focus  Industrial
Collection A-F  Arms

 

 

Tennessee
Collierville
Biblical Resource Center & Museum
324 Poplar View Parkway
Collierville TN  38017
Phone 
901 854-9378
Web Site  www.biblical-museum.org
Description  artifacts, documents, replicas of Biblical times & places
Type of Resource  Specialty Museum
Primary Focus  Religion
Building Type  Church
Group Identity Jewish

Tennessee
Columbia
James K Polk Ancestral Home
301 West 7th Street
Columbia TN  38401
Phone 
931 388-2354
Web Site  www.jamespolk.com
Description  house built by James Polk's father, where he began his career
Type of Resource  Specialty Museum
Primary Focus  President
Nature of Group or Site  Government
Field of Study/Science Facility  Politics

  TX
 
Cresson
 
Pate Museum of Transportation
 
18501 Highway 377 S
 
Cresson  TX    76035  
 
Phone   817 396-4305
 
Web Site  http://www.pmot.org/
 
Description  50 exhibits including autos, aircraft, seacraft
 
Type of Resource   Specialty Museum
 
Primary Focus  Automotive
 
Industry /Profession Aviation
 
New or Updated:     6/17/2004

Tennessee
Goodlettsvile
Museum of Beverage Containers
1055 Ridgecrest Drive
Goodlettsville TN  37072
Phone 
615 859-5236
Web Site  www.gono.com/vir-mus/museum.htm
Description  beverage containers and advertising
Type of Resource  Specialty Museum
Collection A-F  Beverage

  TN
 
Grand Junction
 
Sporting Dog Center
 
505 Highway 57 W
 
Grand Junction  TN 38039    
 
Phone   901 764-2058
 
Web Site  http://www.fielddog.com/foundation/
 
E-mail  mailto:sportdogctr@aol.com
 
Description  Bird Dog Museum, Field Trial Hall of Fame, Wildlife Heritage Center
 
Type of Resource   Specialty Museum
 
Nature of Group or Site  Hall of Fame
 
Collection A-F Dog
 
Collection N-Z  Taxidermy
 
Owner/Operator:  Bird Dog Foundation
 
New or Updated:  3/2/2004

Tennessee
Greeneville
Andrew Johnson National Historic Site
College and Depot Streets
PO Box 1088
Greeneville TN  37744
Phone 
423 638-3551
Web Site www.nps.gov/anjo
Description  visitor center, museum, tailor shop, two homes of Andrew Johnson, who succeeded Lincoln
Type of Resource  Specialty Museum
Primary Focus  President
Nature of Group or Site  Government
Field of Study/Science Facility  Politics

Tennessee
Halls
Dyersburg Army Air Base Memorial
100 Arnold Field Road
Halls TN  38040
Phone 
731 836-7400
Web Site  http://www.dyaab.com/
Toll Free  888 316-4299
E-mail  elcamino@ecsis.net
Description located at training base for B-17 pilots, exhibits include military artifacts including vehicles
Type of Resource  Specialty Museum
Primary Focus  Aviation
Industry /Profession  Air Force
Collection G-M  Models
Era  WW II

Tennessee
Harrogate
Abraham Lincoln Museum
Lincoln Memorial University
Cumberland Gap Parkway
Harrogate TN  37752
Phone 
423 869-6235
Web Site  www.imunet.edu/musfront1.htm
Description  artifacts, books, photos
Type of Resource  Specialty Museum
Primary Focus  President
Nature of Group or Site  Government
Field of Study/Science Facility  Politics
Research /Reading  Library
Era  Civil War

Tennessee
Hermitage
Hermitage-Andrew Jackson Home
4580 Rachels Lane
Hermitage TN  37076
Phone 
615 889-2941
Web Site  www.hermitage.org
Alt Web  www.thehermitage.com/index.htm
Description  Andrew Jackson's home
Type of Resource  Specialty Museum
Primary Focus  President
Nature of Group or Site  Government
Field of Study/Science Facility  Politics
 

  TN

  Lake City

  Coal Miners Museum

  216 B Main St

  Lake City  TN   37769    

  Phone  865 426-7914

  Web Site *****

  Alt Web http://www.yallcome.org/appalachianheritage.shtml

  Description Coal Creek War, mining disaster

  Type of Resource  Specialty Museum

  Primary Focus  Industrial

  Industry /Profession Mining

  New or Updated:   1/8/2007

  TN
 
Maryville
 
Sam Houston Schoolhouse
 
3650 Old Sam Houston School road
 
Maryville   TN 37804    
 
Phone   865 983-1550
 
Web Site  http://www.state.tn.us/environment/hist/stateown/samhoust.php 
 
Alt Web  http://www.see-              tennessee.com/counties/east_counties/blount/sam_houston_school.htm
 
Description
 
Type of Resource   Historic Place
 
Building Type   Schoolhouse
 
New or Updated:     4/21/2004

  TN
 
Memphis
 
Fire Museum of Memphis
 
118 Adams Avenue
 
Memphis  TN  38103    
 
Phone   901 320-5650
 
Web Site  http://www.firemuseum.com/
 
Description  historic & safety exhibits, Ladder Company game, Escape Maze
 
Type of Resource   Specialty Museum
 
Building Type   Fire House
 
Industry /Profession Firefighting
 
Collection A-F Equipment
 
New or Updated:    4/24/2004

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Nashville
 
Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum
 
4 Music Square E
 
Nashville  TN   37203    
 
Phone   615 256-1639
 
Web Site  http://www.countrymusichalloffame.com/
 
Description  country music from the early days to the present in many media formats
 
Type of Resource   Specialty Museum
 
Nature of Group or Site  Hall of Fame
 
Field of Study/Science Facility  Oral History
 
Industry /Profession Music
 
Research /Reading  Library
 
New or Updated:   4/29/2004

Nashville Toy Museum
Address
Nashville TN
Phone
Web Site 
http://nashville.citysearch.com/
Description
Type of Resource 
Specialty Museum
Collection N-Z  Toys

 

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Tennessee
Pigeon Forge
Carbo's Police Museum
3311 Parkway
Pigeon Forge TN  37863
Phone 
865 453-1358
Web Site  www.sdmuseums.org/
Description  largely about legendary modern lawman Buford Pusser
Type of Resource  Specialty Museum
Primary Focus  Famous People
Industry /Profession  Law Enforcement

  TN
 
Rogersville
 
Rogersville Heritage Association
 
415 South Depot Avenue
 
Rogersville     TN    37857    
 
Phone   423 272-1961
 
Web Site  http://www.rogersvilleheritage.org/
 
Description  has developed native tree park, Hale Spring Inn and Tennessee Newspaper &
                   
 Printing Museum in former depot
 
Type of Resource   Specialty Museum
 
Primary Focus  Industrial
 
Building Type   Depot
 
Industry /Profession Printing
 
New or Updated:     5/5/2004

 
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