The Frontier

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Presented by Tennessee State Museum at Tennessee State Museum, Nashville TN

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The Frontier

Spanish conquistadors were the first Europeans to reach Tennessee, followed by the French and English explorers, and then by the first white settlers. Armor and weapons from the Europeans and Daniel Boone’s musket highlight this era. A frontier cabin, 200-year-old dugout canoe, a grist mill, and a Conestoga wagon all give testimony to life on the frontier. Handmade furniture, a woodworking shop, and a working printing press show the skill of early Tennessee craftspeople.

 

ADMISSION INFO

Free Admission

Contact: (615) 741-2692

Email: museuminfo@tnmuseum.org

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Closed Mondays and four holidays: New Year’s Day, Easter, Thanksgiving, and Christmas Day.

* Event durations (if noted) are approximate. Please check with the presenting organization or venue to confirm start times and duration.

LOCATION

Tennessee State Museum

1000 Rosa L Parks Blvd., Nashville, TN 37208
(Neighborhood: Downtown)

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