Tennessee's capitol is one of the oldest operating capitols in American. The distinctive tower of the building is designed after the monument of Lysicrates in Athens, Greece. The architect William Strickland considered the capitol his crowning achievement and chose to be entombed above the cornerstone. Additionally, James K. Polk and his wife are buried on the grounds of the capitol.
The 2010 American Sheep Industry Association Convention is being held in Nashville, Tenn., from Jan. 20-23. Mark your calendars and begin making your plans to attend this industry-wide event that will be taking place in Music City.