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5 Fun Facts About June 10 In Tennessee History

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1. On June 10, 1796, Tennessee became the 16th state in the United States. The new state was created out of the Southwest Territory and was named after the Cherokee town of Tanasi.

2. Civil War General Nathan Bedford Forrest was born on June 10, 1821, in Chapel Hill, Tennessee. He became known for his exploits during the war, including his daring cavalry raids and victories in several battles.

3. Country music legend Loretta Lynn was born on June 10, 1932, in Butcher Hollow, Kentucky, just across the Tennessee border. Lynn went on to become one of the most successful and influential country singers of all time.

4. On June 10, 1961, the Tennessee Walking Horse National Celebration was held for the first time in Shelbyville, Tennessee. This annual event celebrates the unique gait and beauty of the Tennessee Walking Horse.

5. On June 10, 2015, a fire destroyed parts of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park in Tennessee. The fire started as a controlled burn but quickly got out of control due to high winds and drought conditions. It burned over 10,000 acres and caused millions of dollars in damage.
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