Tennessee Civil War National Heritage Area

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Tennessee Civil War National Heritage Area is a federally designated National Heritage Area that encompasses the entire U.S. state of Tennessee. The heritage area concentrates on eight major corridors: the Mississippi River, Cumberland River, Tennessee River, Louisville and Nashville Railroad, Nashville and Chattanooga Railroad, East Tennessee Georgia and Virginia Railroad, Memphis and Charleston Railroad and the Nashville and Northwestern Railroad corridors. [1] [2]

The Tennessee Civil War National Heritage Area was designated in 1996. It is managed by the Middle Tennessee State University Center for Historic Preservation. [3]

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References

  1. "Civil War Sites Open to the Public". Middle Tennessee State University. Retrieved 25 April 2012.
  2. "Frequently Asked Questions". Middle Tennessee State University. Retrieved 25 April 2012.
  3. "History of the Tennessee Civil War National Heritage Area". Middle Tennessee State University. Retrieved 25 April 2012.