Tennessee’s Sultana Disaster Is One Of The Worst Disasters In U.S. History

Nowadays it seems like every time you turn on the news there is something dark and twisty afoot. There is heartache from one end of the globe to the next, and it can feel a bit overwhelming when it’s piped into your home by way of that ever-burbling television. The Sultana disaster, however, is most likely never going to be covered by those news stations and television shows. It’s the worst disaster in maritime history here in the United States, and yet it is shrouded in mystery. Learn more about it below, and maybe pay your respects if you make it to Memphis. This is one story that should be shared.

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If you’re looking for a lighter look back in time at Tennessee’s broad, expansive history, we’d recommend checking out this beautiful mansion with its own story to tell. 

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