The natural salt lick attracted animals, which in turn attracted native american hunters with whom the french could trade, and the area became known as “french lick. The shawnees occupied the area in the seventeenth century, but by 1700, the cherokees and chickasaws were driving the shawnees north. Forest of cedars under which was a thick growth of bushes. Today, union station has been restored and is one of nashville’s two historic hotels. The first recordings of country music came from tennessee, and though it took a quarter of a century for “hillbilly” music to catch on, by 1945 nashville found itself at the center of the country music industry.
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Little nashville reminds us of a smaller. But let us return to the immigrants. Entrance is about 2 miles east of nashville on highway 46 headed to.