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NASHVILLE, Tenn. – The Tennessee State Library and Archives hosted a ribbon cutting and grand opening ceremony with dignitaries, elected officials and Library and Archives staff on Monday, April 12, to celebrate the opening of its new state-of-the-art building.

After the Bicentennial Mall...

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. – The Tennessee State Library and Archives is hosting an open house on Tuesday, April 13 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. CDT in their new building on Bicentennial Mall at the intersection of Rep. John Lewis Way N. and Jefferson St. in Nashville. Library and Archives staff will be...

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. – The Tennessee State Library and Archives staff are actively transferring more than 26 miles of content to their new building before it opens to the public on April 13, 2021.

A division of the Department of State, the Library and Archives collects and preserves books and...

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Preserving Tennessee’s legal and civic history and making our history accessible through the Tennessee State Library and Archives is not just our statutory responsibility. Rather, it is our honor to house our state government's history and collections from Tennessee families, churches,...

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Today the Tennessee State Library and Archives (TSLA) with the assistance of the Tennessee Highway Patrol (THP), with support from the THP Honor Guard, transported Tennessee’s three constitutions from their current building to their new, soon to open home on Bicentennial Mall...

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. – The Tennessee State Library and Archives, TSLA, is scheduled to open to the public on April 13, 2021, in its new location on the northeast corner of the Bicentennial Mall at the intersection of Rep. John Lewis Way N. and Jefferson St.

“It is an exciting time for TSLA as...

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Tennessee History Day logo that says "It's not just a day... It's an experience!"

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Sixty-two students who placed first or second in their categories at this year’s virtual Tennessee History Day contest will represent Tennessee at National History Day this summer.

After competing in and receiving awards at regional contests across the state, 220...

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. – The Tennessee State Library and Archives is now open to the public in their new building at 1001 Rep. John Lewis Way N. in Nashville.

The 165,000 square foot state-of-the-art Library and Archives facility’s design adds to the beauty of the Bicentennial Mall State Park,...

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