State of Tennessee Buys Iconic Waterfall

Posted on: 7:00 pm, November 22, 2012, by

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(Sparta, TN) Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation purchased one of the state’s most well known landmarks.

State officials used private and public contributions to buy the 1,551-acre tract in White County that contains Virgin Falls State Natural Area.

The purchase will protect the waterfall against development projects and assure it will remain open to the public.