Tennessee River

The Tennessee River

McFarland Park, Florence

Riverfront Park, Sheffield

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Legend says that the Yuchie Tribe called the Tennessee River “the singing river” because the flowing waters sounded like a woman singing. The sounds of the shoals are now buried by the reservoirs of TVA’s Wilson and Wheeler dams, but the Alabama State Legislature honored the legend, and the significance of Muscle Shoals in popular-music history, by naming the new bridge near the Wilson Dam “The Singing River Bridge.”