Tennessee

Museum and science center for the adjacent Oak Ridge National Lab, one of the largest nuclear research complexes in the world.

The base consists almost exclusively of the Arnold Engineering Development Center, the largest flight simulation test facility in the world. Over 50 wind tunnels and test cells are used for testing aircraft, missiles, rockets, engines, and satellites. Employs...

Cades Cove is the name of a town that used to be located here. In 1934, when the National Park was established, the 600 or so residents were asked to leave. Those that chose to stay, could do so until they died, after which their land and property would...

A hodge-podge Smoky Mountain theme park, featuring typical amusement park rides - augmented with music and crafts of the region. It's owned by singer Dolly Parton in conjunction with Herschend Family Entertainment.

A sulfuric acid and copper producing district, in rural southeastern Tennessee, where around 30,000 acres of natural vegetation was completely denuded from the rolling hills by the toxic sulfur dioxide fumes generated by the industry. As a result, around five...

This government-owned, contractor-operated ammunition and explosives plant is the largest capacity supplier of high performance explosives in the country. Among the many unique products produced here are the explosive powders used to trigger nuclear weapons....

An island in the middle of the Mississippi River, which has been developed into a tourist attraction, public park and recreational area, featuring the River Walk, a 5-block long outdoor relief map replica of the Mississippi River, made out of stacked slabs of...

In recent years this 3,500-acre base north of Memphis recently had its name changed from Memphis Naval Air Station to a Naval Support Activity, Memphis, then again to Naval Support Activity Mid-South, reflecting a general decrease in size and diversification...

This plant makes almost half a million cars a year and covers 5.1 million square feet. It is one of the largest automobile plants in the USA under one roof, and employs nearly 6,000 people.

Oak Ridge is a massive government laboratory complex and nuclear material processing plant constructed first during the Manhattan Project. Facilities constructed at the time included the largest building in the world, used to create a "mere" 100 pounds of...

This town was established in 1934 to house some of the office workers of the Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA), a government agency that employs around 12,000 people, and is the largest energy producer in the United States. The TVA is a total...

This dam was the first major development in the Tennessee Valley, and led to the formation of the Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA), a government agency that now employs 27,000 people and is the largest energy producer in the United States. The Wilson Dam was...

Located on a private farm, the museum contains approximately 25,000 articles, predominately woodworking, machining, blacksmithing, and welding tools.