How Women Won the Right to Vote 100 Years Ago Today: A Tennessee Story

How Women Won the Right to Vote 100 Years Ago Today: A Tennessee Story

One century ago this week, the 19th amendment was ratified in Nashville, Tennessee, securing American women the right to vote.  Do you know the story? It's time to celebrate with a little history! The following is a brief summary that barely scratches the surface of this amazing chapter in American and Tennessee history. On a [...]

A School Teacher, a Sea Captain, and Old Glory’s Nashville Connection

A School Teacher, a Sea Captain, and Old Glory’s Nashville Connection

Rachel Norris

Happy Flag Day, y’all! What is Flag Day? It’s an official honoring of the Flag of the United States. (Did you know that’s the official name of the red, white and blue?) It’s a day to fly your flag, or in my case, be prompted to buy a new one. It’s a day to remember its symbolism, its story, the places it’s been and the sacrifices that have been made for our nation. Most of us know the story of Francis Scott Key authoring the Star Spangled Banner during the battle of Fort McHenry, but many more stories deserve to be told about the history of the flag. Take five minutes today to hear a couple more?

In 1949, President Truman officially declared June 14th as Flag Day to honor The Flag of the United States, thanks in large part to a Wisconsin school teacher who spent decades gathering citizens and…

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A School Teacher, a Sea Captain, and Old Glory’s Nashville Connection

A School Teacher, a Sea Captain, and Old Glory’s Nashville Connection

Happy Flag Day, y'all! What is Flag Day? It's an official honoring of the Flag of the United States. (Did you know that's the official name of the red, white and blue?) It's a day to fly your flag, or in my case, be prompted to buy a new one. It's a day to remember its symbolism, [...]