Entries that Begin with H
- Hunt-Phelan House
- Located on Memphis's historic Beale Street and called the city's "best kept secret," this restored Greek Revival house opened to public tours in the mid-1990s. Completed in 1832 by George Wy... continue »
- Hunter Museum of American Art
- Built on a ninety-foot limestone bluff overlooking the Tennessee River and housed within a 1904 Classical Revival mansion and contemporary-style 1975 structure, the Hunter Museum of American Art featu... continue »
- Hunter, George Thomas
- Chattanooga businessman and philanthropist George Thomas Hunter was the nephew of pioneer Coca-Cola bottler Benjamin Franklin Thomas. A native of Maysville, Kentucky, Hunter joined his childless uncle... continue »
- Tennessee's early white settlers found bountiful supplies of wildlife, including deer, bear, elk, bison, and wild turkey; however, continued westward expansion rapidly depleted these populations.... continue »
- Hunting Dogs
- Europeans brought hunting dogs when they began their exploration of the North American continent. Mountain Curs and American coonhounds were the most prominent imported breeds. With the exception of t... continue »
- Huntsman, Adam R.
- Adam R. Huntsman, attorney and congressman, was born in Charlotte County, Virginia, February 11, 1786, to Jacob and Mary Devine Huntsman. Huntsman attended schools in Virginia before migrating to Knox... continue »
- Hurst, Fielding
- Fielding Hurst, a staunch southern Unionist during the Civil War, led
the Sixth Tennessee Cavalry (USA) and proved to be one of the war’s
most polarizing figures. An East Tennessee native, Hur... continue »
- Hutchins, Styles L.
- Styles L. Hutchins, noted African American attorney in turn-of-the-century Chattanooga, was born November 21, 1852, in Lawrenceville, Georgia. He attended Atlanta University and after completing his s... continue »
- Hutchison School, Memphis
- In 1902 Mary Grimes Hutchison established a place of learning that today is known as Hutchison School. The Old Love Place on Union Avenue was the site of Miss Hutchison's School for Girls from 19... continue »
- Hyde III, J.R.
- J. R. “Pitt” Hyde III founded AutoZone in 1979 as part of Malone & Hyde, a company founded by his grandfather. In 2004, Hyde was inducted into the Automotive Hall of Fame. continue »
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