"state symbols" Tennessee Local Custom Tip by davecallahan
Tennessee Local Customs: 19 reviews and 21 photos
Tennessee is nicknamed "The Volunteer State".
the state motto is: agriculture and commerce
state flower is the Iris.
state tree is the tulip poplar.
state animal is the racoon.
the state flag: three stars for the three areas of Tennessee (east, west, middle) in a unifying blue circle on a red field.
the state seal: XVI representing Tennessee as the sixteenth state; plow, wheat, cotton for the agriculture of the state; flat bottom boat for river commerce
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