With names like "Rattle and Snap," "Green Frog Village" and "Crescent Bend," you are immediately drawn into legends that lie within Tennessee's carefully preserved homes, villages, farms and surrounds.
Look into a graceful, early rural life at 1797 Ramsey House Plantation, with acreage, exhibits and an heirloom garden. Once considered "the most costly and most admired house in Tennessee," it is among the few surviving houses designed by Tennessee's first formally trained architect, Thomas Hope. Learn about the Overton legacy at 200-year-old Traveller's Rest Plantation and Museum at Traveller's Rest. Take in a reenactment as you tour the grounds, the home and the schoolhouse.
Henry Henegar served as wagonmaster and secretary under Cherokee Chief John Ross and accompanied the Cherokee west on the Trail of Tears. After his return east, he constructed this federalstyle home in 1849 on the site of military barracks of what was once Fort Cass. ...more
Andrew Jackson hired an English gardener, William Frost, in 1819 at the recommendation of a friend to plan and lay out the garden at The Hermitage. The garden covers more than an acre and contains many of the flowers available in the 1800s. ...more
Hiram Masonic Lodge No. 7
The first three-story building in Tennessee, and once the tallest west of the Alleghenies, the Franklin Masonic Lodge has an interesting history. Called one of the most significant historic buildings in the South by many experts in architecture, it has served as home of Hiram #7 ever since its completion, making it the oldest continuing lodge in the same location in the United States. ...more
Historic District of Reliance
National Register tour 1895 Watchman's House, 1899 church and school, 1888 Vaughn-Webb House and Webb Brothers Store on Hiwassee scenic river in Cherokee National Forest. ...more
Historic Downtown Dickson
Civil War soldiers built the railroad that now fronts the Historic Halbrook Hotel, War Memorial Building and the new city park. Just off the railroad you will find, not only the Old Train Depot. ...more
Historic Downtown Rockwood
In the quaint historic downtown area of Rockwood visitors will find antique & specialty shops, an ole-timey soda fountain, Glitterville Studios, country cooking & fine dining, and foot-stompin' fun at a bluegrass music show, all within a city block. Rockwood is home to the Annual Christmas Home Tour complete with civil war re-enactments the 1st weekend in December and is home to local AM Radio WYHM 580. ...more
Historic Enochs Farm
Nestled in the rolling hills of Middle Tennessee along the peaceful waters of Little Blue Creek rests The Enoch's Farm House Inn. The Enoch's Farm House Inn offers you more than just a place to sleep; it offers you a home away from home. ...more