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Gypsy Journal RV: Overlooked America — Tennessee

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Athens: The Swift Museum displays Swift aircraft and memorabilia.

Byrdstown: Cordell Hull, appointed Secretary of State by President Franklin D. Roosevelt in 1933, served until 1944, longer than any other secretary. Called the “Father of the United Nations” by Roosevelt, in 1945 he was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize for his role in establishing the United Nations. The Cordell Hull Birthplace and Museum in Cordell Hull State Park is filled with memorabilia of Hull’s life and times.

Camden: At the Tennessee River Freshwater Pearl Farm and Museum, visitors can tour the only freshwater pearl-culturing farm operation in North America and learn about the history of the freshwater pearl industry.

Chattanooga: Located on Lookout Mountain at the entrance to historic Point Park, the Battles for Chattanooga Electric Map & Museum is the perfect starting point for a tour of the area’s Civil War battle sites. The impressive three-dimensional electronic battle map presentation of Chattanooga’s Civil War history features 5,000 miniature soldiers, 650 lights, sound effects, and details of the major battles which were fought here in November of 1863. The museum includes an excellent collection of relics and weapons.

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