The Electronic Nomad

Traveling the Country in a Converted Camper Van. "Not all who wander, are lost."

The Tennessee State Museum

The Tennessee State Museum in Nashville has a collection of artifacts illustrating Tennessee history. Here are some photos from a visit.

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The museum

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Mastodon jaw and tusk

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Stone projectile points

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Peck-and-grind stone axeheads

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16th century matchlock musket, like those carried by DeSoto when he reached Tennessee

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Artifacts from the Mexican War

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President Polk’s sword-cane

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Antebellum silverware made in Nashville

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Civil War firearms

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Civil War sniper rifle with telescopic sight

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Municipal fire engine, 1900

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Banner from Women’s Suffrage movement

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