One Of The Oldest Rivers In The World, The French Broad River, Passes Right Through Tennessee

The physical world is so old that sometimes it seems ageless. It’s hard to wrap your mind around the idea of “millions of years,” and because it’s so difficult sometimes the magnanimity of old rivers, mountains and plains seem to be lost on us. If you’ve ever made your way to the French Broad River, and expansive waterway that is found in both North Carolina and Tennessee, then you might be surprised to know it’s one of the oldest rivers in the world. Learn more about this natural wonder, below.

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You can learn more about the great state of Tennessee with some of these quirky bits of state trivia. They’re pretty fun to learn, and even better to share!

Address: French Broad River, Tennessee, USA