Category Archives: Tennessee

Nashville Favorites

History: One of the reasons I wanted to move to Nashville was because it’s so good at preserving its history. I wanted to see the plantations, the Civil War battlefields, all the little meat-and-threes that are still going strong. What I hadn’t betted on was that I’d fall for its country music history. Walks down […]

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The Battle of Thompson’s Station

Abraham Lincoln, American historical figure of the moment, made an appearance at the event commemorating the 150th anniversary of the Battle of Thompson’s Station, but he wasn’t the star of the show. To be fair, he didn’t really belong there. The real Abe Lincoln wasn’t in the habit of attending small Tennessee battles, but then […]

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Puckett’s Grocery

There aren’t any restaurants or markets along the Natchez Trace in Tennessee, but some of the state’s most famous restaurants can be found by going just a couple of miles off the main road. We’ve already posted about Nashville’s Loveless Cafe, located at the trail’s end–or beginning, depending on which way you’re going. Drive south […]

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Barista Parlor

Good coffee shops keep popping up in Nashville faster than we can visit them. ¬†Our sister and brother-in-law live there and keep telling us about places we need to go when we’re in town, but there’s never enough time. There’s just too much to do in the area. ¬†Fortunately a few months ago we spent […]

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