Entries that Begin with T

Travellers Rest
Travellers Rest was the Nashville home of Judge John and Mary Overton and their descendants for 150 years. In 1954 the National Society of the Colonial Dames of America in Tennessee rescued the house ... continue »
Treadwell and Harry Insurance Company
This Memphis company was the first insurance agency in the United States to be owned and managed by women. In 1910 Mary Harry Treadwell and her sister, Georgia Harry, founded the company after the dea... continue »
Treaties
Relationships between Tennessee's Native Americans and the Europeans who came to settle most of the state were regulated by various treaties negotiated between 1770 and 1835. A series of ten trea... continue »
Trevecca Nazarene University
Trevecca Nazarene University began in 1901. The Reverend J. O. McClurkan, a Cumberland Presbyterian minister, established the institution dedicated to training Christian workers for the United States ... continue »
Tri-State Bank
One of the largest black-owned businesses in the state, Tri-State Bank was founded in 1946 by Dr. J. E. Walker (founder of Universal Life Insurance) and his son A. Maceo Walker. The original headquart... continue »
Trinity Music City, USA
Trinity Music City, USA, was established on thirty-three acres in Hendersonville, Tennessee, on January 1, 1999. The facility is part of the internationally recognized Trinity Broadcasting Network (TB... continue »
Troost, Gerard
Gerard Troost, geologist, was born in s'Hertogenbosch, Netherlands, on March 5, 1776. As Tennessee state geologist (1831-50) and the state's best known antebellum scientist, Troost promoted ... continue »
Trotwood, John (1858-1929) and Moore, Mary Daniel (1875-1957)
When appointed as state librarian and archivist in March 1919 by Governor Albert H. Roberts, John Trotwood Moore was best known as a man of letters. A native of Marion, Alabama, he moved to Maury Coun... continue »
Trousdale County
The first county to be created after the Civil War, Trousdale County was named in honor of Governor William Trousdale. With just 110 square miles of area, it is also the smallest of Tennessee's n... continue »
Trousdale, William
Mexican War hero, governor, and minister to Brazil, William Trousdale was born in Orange County, North Carolina. In 1796 he came with his parents, James and Elizabeth Dobbins Trousdale, to settle in S... continue »