This site was once the family home of Felix Kirk Zollicoffer. Born in Maury County in 1812, he became a printer, and worked with newspapers in various areas in Tennessee and in Huntsville, Alabama. He began a military career as a lieutenant in the…

In 1919, the Tennessee General Assembly passed the Tennessee Memorial Act, which established plans to build a memorial for veterans of the First World War that could also be used for state office space and public gatherings. Also in the plan were…