8 Tennessee Historic Places Added To National Register

8 Tennessee Historic Places Added To National Register

CREATED Jan 21, 2014

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Eight Tennessee sites spanning the state have been added to the National Register of Historic Places.

The newly recognized sites are:

-- Beaty General Merchandise Store in Fentress County.

-- Crockett Tavern Museum in Hamblen County.

-- Greenback Depot in Loudon County.

-- M.A. Helm House in McMinn County.

-- Rocky Springs Presbyterian Church in Sevier County.

-- Sears Roebuck and Co. Catalog Distribution Center and Retail Store In Shelby County.

-- Wartburg Presbyterian Church in Morgan County.

-- Westmoreland Water Wheel and Gatepost in Knox County.

The Tennessee Historical Commission says the sites' recognition honors the state and helps residents understand their heritage.

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