The Parthenon of Tennessee   Leave a comment

For its centennial, Nashville held a large fair. In part to celebrate it’s reputation as the “Athens of the South,” they built a replica of the Parthenon.
Nashville Parthenon

Inside is a statue of Athena.
Athena in the Parthenon

Back of Athena's Shield

The doors are huge. Again, my daughter (and wife) for scale.
Brass Doors

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Posted 2012-08-13 by Mr. Guilt in Summer Vacation 2012

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