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  tennessee state capitol
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this beautiful greek revival building was designed by architect william strickland. the state capitol building is constructed out of local limestone and was completed in 1859. on the grounds of the capitol are monuments to edward w. carmack, president andrew jackson, president andrew johnson, sam davis, sgt. alvin york, and the tomb of president james k. polk. in the interior of the capitol are exhibits from the tennessee state museum. the tennessee state capitol is listed on the national register of historic places. admission is free.

Address: charlotte ave. between 6 th and 7 th aves.
Directions: downtown.
Phone: 615-741-0830
Website: http://www.tnmuseum.org/

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  • Updated Sep 28, 2010
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