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What state do you live in cafe moms?

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 share with us the state your in and what you like about it .

 I live in Texas and like the vast landscape

by on Jan. 19, 2014 at 12:26 AM
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by on Jan. 19, 2014 at 12:00 PM
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Tennessee Home of 

  1. Coca-Cola was first bottle in 1899 at a plant on Patten Parkway in downtown Chattanooga after two local attorneys purchased the bottling rights to the drink for $l.00
  2. Tennessee ranks number one among other states in the total number of soldiers who fought in the War Between the States.
  3. he city of Kingston served as Tennessee's state capital for one day (September 21, 1807) as a result of treaties negotiated with the Cherokee Indians. The two-hour legislative session passed two resolutions and adjourned back to Knoxville.
  4. Andrew Johnson held every elective office at the local, state, and federal level, including President of the United States. He was elected alderman, mayor, state representative, and state senator from Greeneville. He served as governor and military governor of Tennessee and United States congressman, senator, and vice president, becoming President of the United States following the assassination of Abraham Lincoln.
  5. Iroquois, bred at Nashville's Belle Meade Plantation, was the first American winner of the English Derby in 1881. Such modern thoroughbreds as Secretariat trace their bloodlines to Iroquois.
  6. Actress-singer Polly Bergen, from Knoxville, is the first woman to serve on the Board of Directors of the Singer Sewing Machine Company.
  7. Tennessee won its nickname as The Volunteer State during the War of 1812 when volunteer soldiers from Tennessee displayed marked valor in the Battle of New Orleans.
  8. The Copper Basin is so different from the surrounding area it has been seen and is recognizable by American astronauts. The stark landscape was caused by 19th-century mining practices.
  9. There were more National Guard soldiers deployed from the state for the Gulf War effort than any other state.
  10. There are more horses per capita in Shelby County than any other county in the United States.
  11. The only person in American history to be both an Admiral in the Navy and a General in the Army was Samuel Powhatan Carter who was born in Elizabethton.
  12. Greeneville has the only monument in the United States honoring both the Union and Confederate armies. It is located on the lawn of the Green County Courthouse.
  13. The city of Murfreesboro lies in the exact geographical center of the state.
  14. Grinders Switch, entertainer Minnie Pearl's fictitious hometown, is now an entertainment complex in her real hometown of Centerville.
  15. Conifer forests similar to those in Canada are found in the higher elevations of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park.
  16. Hattie Caraway (1878-1950) born in Bakersville became the first woman United States Senator.
  17. Davy Crockett was not born on a mountaintop in Tennessee, as the song says. He was born on the banks of Limestone Creek near Greeneville, where a replica of the Crockett's log cabin stands today.
  18. The Tennessee Aquarium is the largest facility of its kind to focus on fresh water habitat. It features 7,000 animals and 300 species of fish, birds, reptiles, amphibians, and mammals.
  19. The largest earthquake in American history, the New Madrid Earthquake occurred in the winter of 1811-12 in northwestern Tennessee. Reelfoot Lake located in Obion and Lake Counties was formed during this earthquake.
  20. Reputed "Turtle Capital of the World," Reelfoot Lake also features thousands of sliders, stinkpots, mud and map turtles.
  21. Nashville's Grand Ole Opry is the longest continuously running live radio program in the world. It has broadcast every Friday and Saturday night since 1925.
  22. Oak Ridge was instrumental in the development of the atomic bomb. Today, because of constant energy research, it is known as the Energy Capital of the World.
  23. Tennessee has more than 3,800 documented caves.
by on Jan. 19, 2014 at 12:04 PM
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Kansas but in 2 days were moving to Houston Texas
by Member on Jan. 19, 2014 at 12:05 PM
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Ocean city md... I love everything but I miss my family so much. Im moving back to nj
by on Jan. 19, 2014 at 12:07 PM
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Minnesota... love living by the lake
by on Jan. 19, 2014 at 12:10 PM
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Georgia. Um I liked seeing the ocean for the first time.
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by Angela-Marie on Jan. 19, 2014 at 12:27 PM
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by Platinum Member on Jan. 19, 2014 at 12:41 PM
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by on Jan. 19, 2014 at 12:45 PM
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Missouri. Its pretty in some parts.
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by on Jan. 19, 2014 at 12:47 PM
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Washington ita beautiful here
by on Jan. 19, 2014 at 12:49 PM
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Michigan and I love the changing seasons but co do without the "below zero" temps!
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