Kentucky & Tennessee Statehood

On June 1, 1792, the Commonwealth of Kentucky was admitted to the United States of America as the nation’s 15th state. Four years later, on June 1, 1796, Tennessee joined the Union as the 16th state. I only lived in north-central Tennessee (Nashville, Hermitage and Hendersonville) from late 1973 or early 1974 until August 1977, but during those three-and-a-half years of my childhood (aged 8-11) … Continue reading Kentucky & Tennessee Statehood