"state symbols" Tennessee Local Custom Tip by davecallahan

Tennessee Local Customs: 19 reviews and 21 photos

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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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  • Updated Apr 5, 2007
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