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

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

A message from upcoming President / CEO Scott Williams

Nov. 13th

Scott Williams joined the DPA team in November and will begin his role as President and CEO on Jan. 1, 2019. I am thrilled by the exciting opportunity to join

Christmas Events at Discovery Park of America!

Oct. 30th

Who is ready for Christmas cheer? We know you are! Check out what we have going on this holiday season, and plan on spending the day with us! Some events

Discover Trams!

Oct. 5th

We are happy to announce that we now have trams at Discovery Park of America!

Labor Day Weekend Activities!

Aug. 30th

It’s a three-day weekend! Woo! And there are plenty of things you could be doing this Labor Day weekend at Discovery Park of America! And yes, there is something that

Discovery Park of America Names Scott Williams President and CEO

Aug. 24th

UNION CITY, Tenn. — The board of directors of Discovery Park of America announced today the selection of Scott Williams as the organization’s new president and CEO. Williams will replace

Discovery Park of America will be open on Labor Day

Aug. 17th

Discovery Park of America will be open on Monday, September 3rd with extra special Labor Day fun plans for guests that day.

Discovery Park of America’s Russell Orr becomes a NASA Ambassador

Apr. 23rd

What do you get when you combine our amazing Solar System with earth-shattering passion?  A shooting star?  An asteroid shower?  Or maybe a new NASA Ambassador?