Fun Facts and Inspiration for July 26, 2012

Inspiration . . .

“Whether you think you can or can’t.  Either way, you are right.”  Henry Ford

Did you know that . . .

The Parthenon in Nashville’s Centennial Park is the world’s only exact replica of the ancient Greek temple. Originally built for Tennessee’s Centennial Exposition in 1897, the temporary structure was reconstructed permanently in 1931. Inside the temple stands the gilded goddess of wisdom, Athena. At 42-feet-tall, Athena Parthenos is the western hemisphere’s largest indoor statue.

In 1925, National Life & Accident Insurance Company founded the radio program “WSM Barn Dance.” The station’s call letters were an acronym for the company’s slogan, “We Shield Millions!” Two years later, announcer George Hay was preparing for a Saturday night program, which followed a broadcast of classical music from New York. In his opening remarks, Hay quipped, “For the last hour, we have been listening to music taken largely from grand opera and the classics. We now present our own Grand Ole Opry,” and the name stuck.

Gaylord Opryland Resort & Convention Center contains nine acres of indoor gardens complete with a 44-foot cascading waterfall.

In 1904, Nashville’s African-American community was the first in the nation to have an African-American-owned and operated savings bank. Today, the One Cent Savings Bank is known as Citizen’s Savings Bank and Trust.

In real estate a verbal contract may be legal, but in order for it to be enforceable, real estate contracts must be in writing.

If you need help sorting between fact and fiction in real estate, give me at call.

As always, if I can help with any of your real estate needs, please feel free to text or call me at 615 417-8182 or email me at RolandLow1@gmail.com.

Roland

www.GreaterNashvilleRealEstate.info

 

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