News 12 Then: Getting ready to open The Tennessee Aquarium in 1992

CHATTANOOGA (WDEF) – As we get ready to celebrate the 25th anniversary of The Tennessee Aquarium, we are looking back at the spring of 1992 leading up to the opening.

WDEF aired dozens of preview stories counting down to the opening in May of 1992.

Here are a few of them.

Reporter Kim Blake joins a group of teachers who got a sneak peak tour weeks before the opening in hopes they would bring their students. back.

In February of 1992, we took the month to update our countdown.

Anchor Ken Chambers setup where the construction stood and what we would look at during our series “Back Inside The Tennessee Aquarium.”

In March, Reporter Tim Calhoun talked to the workmen who crafted the Plaza around the Aquarium about the unique work they were doing.

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