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Tallahassee is the capital city of Florida.. It is an inland city in the Florida Panhandle. In addition to the state government, it is a university town, housing the 1993, 1999, and 2013 National Champion Florida State University and Florida A&M University. Tallahassee has a good selection of restaurants for a city of its size. The universities' theater, art, and music programs, in addition to an active Council of Culture and Arts, also make for an unusually vibrant arts scene.

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  1. Creed, one of the biggest bands of the late 1990s and early 2000s, was formed in Tallahassee.
  2. The Tallahassee Automobile Museum has Abraham Lincoln's horse-drawn hearse on display.
  3. Wally Amos, founder of Famous Amos Cookies, was born and raised in Tallahassee.
  4. Tallahasse is home to the country's biggest historically black university by enrollment, Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University.
  5. Founded in 1841, the Tallahassee Police Department is the third oldest in the nation.

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