Monuments & Museums
Weave your way through Tennessee’s colorful tapestry of American history with a visit to any one of its fascinating monuments and museums.
Stroll through the massive collections at the Tennessee State Museum and take a journey into Tennessee’s legendary past. Or, wind your way through a museum dedicated to your personal interest--the Casey Jones Railroad Museum, Chucalissa Archaeological Museum and the Stax Museum to name just a few.
Andrew Johnson National Historic Site
The site marks the home of the 17th president, who succeeded Lincoln and oversaw Reconstruction. Born in 1808, Andrew Johnson ran away from home with his brother to Greeneville, Tennessee, at age 16, where he became a tailor. ...more
Ardmore City Hall
Ardmore is located in two states and four counties; Giles and Lincoln Counties in Tennessee and Limestone and Madison Counties in Alabama. It has grown from a one store-house built in 1911 to a thriving town of businesses, churches, schools, and a factory. ...more
Armstrong-Lockett House & W.P. Toms Memorial Gardens "Crescent Bend"
The Armstrong-Lockett House built in 1834 just west of downtown Knoxville, this southern antebellum home was once the centerpiece of a 600 acre working farm and is named for its prominent setting overlooking a majestic crescent bend in the Tennessee River. Meticulously restored in 1977, Crescent Bend is furnished with Eighteenth Century antique furniture, decorative arts, and an outstanding collection of English silver, circa 1569-1830. ...more
Arrowheads to Aerospace Museum
Museum spans time from before five native American tribes traversed the area through the opening of AEDC. Exibits Include : Military,Lionel Trains, Buttons, Quilts, Teapots, Toys, Nativities, Apothecary, General Store and Gift Shop. ...more
Battle of Hartsville Civil War Driving Tour & Memorial Park
Across courthouse, signs direct you to trail that overlooks battlefield. Graves of Civil War soldiers and monument with all names carved. ...more
Battle of Nashville Monument
<p>The 1926 statue by Giuseppe Moretti has recently been restored and rededicated on a small tract of the battlefield where the clash of Dec. 15-16, 1864, took place. ...more
They have a wonderful area for enjoying a trip to see the history of the Battle at Shiloh National Military Park. Everyone is welcome and they truly enjoy all the visitors. ...more
Bemis Mill Village Museum
Opening 2008, the Bemis Mill Village Museum, located in the historic and rehabilitated Bemis Theater/Auditorium, contains exhibits and memorabilia portraying the story of Bemis, a mill town forged out of the cotton fields in 1900 by Judson Moss Bemis. ...more