Benny Edward Martin ( May 8, 1928 - March 13, 2001), was an American bluegrass fiddler who invented the 8-string fiddle. ...more on Wikipedia about "Benny Martin"
Burgess Falls State Park and Natural Area, located near Cookeville, is a state park in central Tennessee, USA. It is situated on the eastern edge of the Highland Rim, near the Cumberland Plateau. This geography provides sheer bluffs, narrow ridges, turbulent rivers and streams, and abundant woodlands. The Falling Water River flows through the park, and features many scenic waterfalls along its course. The park's main attraction, Burgess Falls, is between 60 and 70 ft. (20 to 25 m) in height. Recreation and picnic areas can also be found in the park, along with walking trails. ...more on Wikipedia about "Burgess Falls State Park"
The Calfkiller River rises on the Cumberland Plateau of Tennessee just south of Interstate 40 near the town of Monterey in Putnam County. Several of the tributaries which coalesce to form the stream are impounded, including one which forms Monterey Lake, which is readily visible from Interstate 40 and U.S. Highway 70 North. ...more on Wikipedia about "Calfkiller River"
The Caney Fork River is one of the major streams draining the Cumberland Plateau region of Tennessee and a major tributary of the Cumberland River system. ...more on Wikipedia about "Caney Fork River"
Champ Ferguson ( November 29, 1821 - October 20, 1865) was a Kentucky and Tennessee Confederate guerilla in the American Civil War who is claimed to have killed dozens of soldiers and civilians. ...more on Wikipedia about "Champ Ferguson"
Doyle is a town located in White County, Tennessee. As of the 2000 census, the town had a total population of 525. ...more on Wikipedia about "Doyle, Tennessee"
William Earl Webb ( September 17, 1897 - May 23, 1965) was an American right fielder in Major League Baseball, playing from 1925 to 1933. He played for a number of teams, including the Boston Red Sox for 3 years. He was born in Bon Air, Tennessee and died in Jamestown, Tennessee. As of 2005, he holds the record for most doubles in a season with 67 in 1931 with the Red Sox. He had a career batting average of .306 with 56 home runs, averaging 14 a year. He also was 2nd in the league in extra base hits in 1931 with 84. ...more on Wikipedia about "Earl Webb" http://www.shortopedia.com for you! shortopedia
Rock Island State Park, located between McMinnville and Sparta, is a state park in central Tennessee, USA. Situated at the confluence of the Collins and Caney Fork Rivers, the park's most prominent feature is the Great Falls of the Caney Fork. Over the course of time, these falls have carved out a sizeable gorge from the limestone. This gorge provides scenic overlooks, smaller waterfalls, and many deep pools. The park's 883 acres (3.6 km²) contain many other attractions, including a natural sand beach on Center Hill Lake, a 19th Century textile mill, and one of Tennessee's earliest hydroelectric plants. ...more on Wikipedia about "Rock Island State Park"
Sparta is a city located in White County, Tennessee. As of the 2000 census, the city had a total population of 4,599. It is the county seat of White County . It was the hometown of Lester Flatt of the bluegrass music legends Flatt and Scruggs. ...more on Wikipedia about "Sparta, Tennessee"
Irish Tommy David Morrison (born January 2, 1969, Jay, Oklahoma) is a former heavyweight boxing champion. Dubbed "The Duke", he is the grandnephew of Hollywood star John Wayne. Morrison has also garnered media coverage for his troubled life outside the boxing ring. ...more on Wikipedia about "Tommy Morrison"
White County is a county located in the state of Tennessee. As of 2000, the population is 23,102. Its county seat is Sparta 6. ...more on Wikipedia about "White County, Tennessee"
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