Bicentennial Capitol Mall State Park


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Bicentennial Capitol Mall State Park


Location:Near the state capitol building in downtown Nashville.
Facilities:Visitor center, gift shop, snack bar.
Special Features:A monument to Tennessee's 200th anniversary of statehood, the mall features a 200-foot-long granite map of the state; 31 vertical water fountains, one for each of Tennessee's main rivers; Walkway of the Counties, a historical and geographical tour of the state that includes time capsules for each county; Court of Three Stars, a red, white, and blue granite plaza depicting the three major divisions of the state; 95 carillons (bells), one for each of Tennessee's counties, which play hourly throughout the day and evening; a World War II memorial; and more.
Address:600 James Robertson Pkwy
Nashville, TN 37243

Phone:615-741-5280
Fax:615-532-0653
Web: www.state.tn.us/environment/parks/bicenmal
Size: 19 acres.

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Today, the same locale is the site of the Bicentennial Capitol Mall State Park, an open green space just north of the state capitol and just right for staging historic base ball games.
Highlighted stops on this leg of their journey include Nashville's Bicentennial Capitol Mall State Park on June 25, as well as Krutch Park in Knoxville, TN on June 26.
Fans who attended the World's Biggest Country Music Festival were introduced to the many new sights, sounds and venues that made up the all-new Fan Fair - including Adelphia Coliseum, the Nashville Convention Center, Riverfront Park Stages and Bicentennial Capitol Mall State Park.
Children of all ages enjoyed the brand new Family Zone at Bicentennial Mall, an alcohol-free environment for families which included the Fan Fair Carnival, Fan Fair 2001 National Barbecue Championship Cook-Off, the "Best in Texas" show and activities on the grounds of Bicentennial Capitol Mall State Park.
Blue Bonnet was the presenting sponsor of Bicentennial Capitol Mall State Park Family Zone.
Fan Fair 2002 takes place Thursday through Sunday, June 13-16 in Downtown Nashville and includes all the elements that have made Fan Fair 2001 the most successful Fan Fair ever including Nightly Concerts at Adelphia Coliseum, Riverfront Park Stages, the "Family Zone" at Bicentennial Capitol Mall State Park and the popular exhibits and autograph sessions at the Nashville Convention Center.
Located less than a mile from the hotel at Nashville's Bicentennial Capitol Mall State Park, the 19-acre mall is expected to bring in thousands for a celebration of America's cultural roots.
Blue Bonnet is the presenting sponsor of Bicentennial Capitol Mall State Park Family Zone.
The "Family Zone" is an alcohol-free environment for families with the Fan Fair Carnival, Fan Fair 2001 National Barbecue Championship Cook-Off, concerts and activities for children on the grounds of the Bicentennial Capitol Mall State Park in Downtown Nashville.
NPT, Nashville Public Television (Channel 8), and CMA have joined together to bring popular characters from the PBS children's literacy series "Between The Lions" to Fan Fair for "The Mane Event" Saturday, June 16, with three shows at Bicentennial Capitol Mall State Park.
The list of artists appearing at the Bicentennial Capitol Mall State Park continues to grow with the announcement of several artists who will be performing from 1:00-4:00 PM, Sunday, June 17, on the Fan Fair Stage at the Mall.