From the day its cornerstone was laid through the present, the Tennessee State Capitol has been the site of some of the Volunteer State’s most momentous historical events. Now the Capitol’s story has been captured on a video documentary that will soon be appearing in classrooms throughout Hamilton County.
At a news conference Friday, Secretary of State Tre Hargett was joined by Senate Speaker Pro Tempore Bo Watson, House Majority Leader Gerald McCormick, Senator Todd Gardenhire, Representative Richard Floyd, Representative Mike Carter and other state and local officials in announcing that DVDs of the documentary will be distributed to every school in the Hamilton County school system.
The General Assembly requested that the Secretary of State’s Office produce the documentary. It premiered in an event at the Nashville Public Library earlier this year. Copies of the DVD are being distributed to school districts in all 95 of Tennessee’s