Tennessee Watercolor State Print

Tennessee Watercolor State Print

$ 30.00

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This original watercolor painting serves as testament to the great state of Tennessee and as a reminder of the many treasures she holds. Tennessee was admitted to the Union as the 16th state on June 1, 1796. Tennessee was the last state to leave the Union and join the Confederacy at the outbreak of the Civil War in 1861. Known as the Tennessee Volunteers, the state furnished more soldiers for the Confederate Army than any other state, and more soldiers for the Union Army than any other Southern state.

Tennessee has played a critical role in the development of many forms of American popular music, including rock and roll, blues, country, and rockabilly. Beale Street in Memphis is considered by many to be the birthplace of the blues. Memphis is also home to Sun Records, where musicians such as Elvis Presley, Johnny Cash, Carl Perkins, Jerry Lee Lewis, Roy Orbison, and Charlie Rich began their recording careers, and where rock and roll took shape in the 1950s. The 1927 Victor recording sessions in Bristol generally mark the beginning of the country music genre and the rise of the Grand Ole Opry in the 1930s helped make Nashville the center of the country music recording industry.


  • Archival Ink
  • 12” x 12”
  • Printed on heavy weight, matte, watercolor paper
  • Does not include frame