Former UT Martin Percussion Student Reflects on “Roots of Rhythm” Performance

Feb. 15th

Guest Writer Chris Armstrong Music is often a bridge between cultures; language differences are a common barrier, but a compelling rhythm can transcend words and create a shared experience that

Wife of Longtime MIA Remembers Husband and Friend

Feb. 14th

UNION CITY, TENN. — Charlotte Lannom Shaw was 23 years old when she received word that her 27-year-old husband Lieutenant Richard “Tito” Lannom had been declared Missing in Action. That

Longtime MIA to be Laid to Rest in West Tennessee

UNION CITY, TENN — Governor Bill Lee has declared March 2 a day of mourning for Lieutenant Richard C. “Tito” Lannom, Missing in Action since March 1, 1968. As state

Discovery Park of America’s “Slide Lady” Benefits from Coworkers Support After Serious Accident in Costa Rica

Jan. 22nd

Guest writer: Chris Armstrong If you’ve visited Discovery Park of America, you’ve likely encountered the docents working throughout the museum and park. They are dedicated to ensuring the safety and

Towers of Tomorrow with LEGO Bricks

Jan. 18th

The world’s most famous skyscrapers engineered and built out of LEGO bricks are now on display at Discovery Park of America (DPA) in Union City, Tenn.

Local Shops in Union City

Jan. 7th

#ShopLocal in Downtown Union City Once you have visited Discovery Park of America, explore what else the city of Union City has to offer its guests! There are a ton

Larry Richardson Selected as Discovery Park of America’s Artist Showcase Winner

Jan. 4th

Discovery Park of America (DPA) announced today that Larry Richardson, an artist, naturalist and author who has spent a lifetime either conserving or celebrating the great outdoors, will “bring the

Mike Ramsey is Bringing History Alive in the Settlement

Jan. 2nd

Mike Ramsey is the kind of teacher who sees things and asks “why?” and envisions what could be and asks “why not?”

Best Diners & Dives in and around Union City, Tennessee

Dec. 29th

Best Diners & Dives in and around Union City, Tennessee Looking for some delicious grub you can’t find back home? We have the hookup for you. Click on the icons

Coming In 2019 To Discovery Park of America

Dec. 28th

Included in the new year will be new temporary exhibits, fun events, educational opportunities and an updated membership program

Discovery Park of America: Five Years in Review

Dec. 8th

When Jim Rippy begins his second retirement in January, he’ll do so knowing that he helped make his friend, businessman and philanthropist Robert Kirkland’s dream come true. After ten years

Cans Delivered to Local Charity

Dec. 4th

In early November, 10 area schools competed in CanStruction at Discovery Park of America, resulting in a month long exhibit in the Tennessee Room inside Discovery Center.