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Parthenon in Nashville built for Centennial Exposition

August 16, 2012 | 6:00 a.m. CDT
The Parthenon, in Nashville's Centennial Park, is the same size as the ancient Greek structure and was built for Tennessee's 1897 Centennial Exposition. The city of Nashville earned the name "Athens of the South" in the mid-19th century by establishing several institutions of higher education.

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