Lee unveils Tennesseee 225 posters

Knoxville artist Justin Helton designed posters to highlight the unique features of each Tennessee grand division in honor of the state’s 225th birthday.

Last week, Tennessee Governor Bill Lee unveiled three limited-edition posters highlighting each Tennessee grand division to celebrate 225 years of statehood. Tennesseans are invited to share an untold story and request a poster at www.Tennessee225.com.

“From the Mississippi River to the Great Smoky Mountains, our grand divisions reflect their own unique character and represent the best of Tennessee,” said Gov. Lee. “I invite Tennesseans to submit untold stories that celebrate every corner of our state as we commemorate 225 years of statehood.”

The limited-edition posters, designed by famed artist Justin Helton of Knoxville, highlight the culture and beauty of each Tennessee grand division.The celebration of Tennessee’s 225th birthday kicked off in Jonesborough at the beginning of the month with a visit by Lee and music from the Oak Ridge Boys.

Lee plans to visit all 95 of Tennessee’s counties during the yearlong celebration.


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