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Tennessee State Capitol

Tennessee State Capitol Review

The state capitol was designed by noted Philadelphia architect William Strickland (1788–1854), who was so impressed with his Greek Revival creation that he requested—and received—entombment behind one of the building's walls. On the grounds you'll also find the graves of the 11th U.S. president, James K. Polk, and his wife.

    Contact Information

  • Address: Charlotte Ave., between 6th and 7th Ave., Downtown, Nashville, TN 37243 | Map It
  • Phone: 615/741–1621
  • Cost: Free
  • Hours: Tours weekdays on the hour 9–11 and 1–3
  • Website:
  • Location: Nashville
Updated: 04-25-2013

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