Hohenwald, Tennessee: Elephant Sanctuary Center

In downtown small town Hohenwald, an elephant-centric center displays a live video feed from America's largest elephant sanctuary, which is at an off-limits location outside of town.
27 E. Main St., Hohenwald, TN
Downtown, on the north side of US Hwy 412/E. Main St., a half-block east of Hwy 48/Park St.
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Elephant Sanctuary Center

The Elephant Sanctuary in Tennessee is the USA's largest natural habitat refuge for elephants retired from the entertainment industry. While the Sanctuary itself doesn't allow visitors (allowing the elephants to roam free), it does have a welcome center in downtown Hohenwald that anyone can visit and learn more about the plight of these intelligent and beautiful animals. The center includes live video of the Sanctuary grounds and its elephants (from 13 different cameras), interactive exhibits, and and life-size elephant made of recycled tires.

[Liisa Budge-Johnson, 08/23/2017]

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