Nashville Historic Homes and Locations Guide

Visit Nashville History

Nashville and middle Tennessee is full or rich American History, from the Antebellum Homes to Civil War battlegrounds. Just walk the streets downtown and enjoy the ornate architecture of buildings that date back to late 19th century.

Andrew Jackson's home the Hermitage in Nashville Tennessee

The Hermitage - Home of Andrew Jackson

Visit the historic home of the 7th US President Andrew Jackson - The Hermitage. Learn about his life and how he influenced our political structure. There is also a great love story with him and his wife Rachel. The historic home and grounds are a must for history buffs as well as school age children.

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Nashville Historic Homes & Locations

Cragfont, located in Castalian Springs, Sumner County, Tennessee, was the home of James Winchester. Construction was started in 1798 and completed in 1802 by artisans from his home state of Maryland.

Historic Cragfont
300 Cragfont Road
37031 Castalian Springs , TN
Phone: (615) 452-7070
 

Welcome to the world of the 18th century viewed through the life of General Daniel Smith, surveyor, Revolutionary War hero, U.S. Senator, Indian Negotiator and original owner and builder of his family home: Historic Rock Castle!

Historic Rock Castle
139 Rock Castle Lane
37075 Hendersonville , TN
Phone: (615) 824-0502
 

Listed on the National Register of Historic Homes, the Grassmere Historic Home, built in 1810, is the centerpiece of the Grassmere Historic Farm and is open seasonally for guided tours.

Grassmere Historic Farm
3777 Nolensville Pk
37211 Nashville , TN
 

Visitors to the historic Sam Davis Home in Smyrna will see the home much as it was when Sam lived there. The home, built around 1810 by Moses Ridley and renovated in 1850 by the Davis family, contains over one hundred original family pieces.

Sam Davis House
1399 Sam Davis Road
37167 Smyrna , TN
Phone: 615-459-2341 : :
 

Belle Meade Plantation offers multiple tours for our visitors. Whether you’re touring with a few friends, a group, a classroom, a business or organization, we have planned fun and exciting ways for you to spend your day at Belle Meade.

Belle Meade Plantation
5025 Harding Pike
27205 Nashville , TN
Phone: (615) 356-0501 ext. 125
 

Downtown Franklin, Tennessee is a vibrant blend of historic preservation and modern sophistication.

Downtown Franklin
Main Street
37065 Franklin , TN
Phone: 615-591-8500
 

Downtown Franklin, Tennessee is a vibrant blend of historic preservation and modern sophistication.

Downtown Franklin
Main Street
37065 Franklin , TN
Phone: 615-591-8500
 

Join the thousands of visitors who travel through time as they enter the same entrance where the Maneys would have welcomed their guests as you experience over 8,000 square feet of all this historic mansion offers.

Oaklands Historic House
900 North Maney Avenue
37130 Murfreesboro , TN
Phone: (615) 893-0022
 

Working at The Mill is an exciting opportunity for creative offices.

The Mill at Lebanon
300 North Maple Street
37087 Lebanon , TN
Phone: 615-443-6901
 

Two Rivers, one of the earliest and best preserved of the early Italianate houses in Middle Tennessee, was part of an 1100-acre plantation located on fertile, rolling land between the Stones and Cumberland Rivers.

Two Rivers Mansion
3130 McGavock Pike
37214 Nashville , TN
Phone: (615) 885-1112
 

The John Seigenthaler Pedestrian Bridge, formerly the Shelby Street Pedestrian Bridge, connects downtown Nashville to the residential suburbs of East Nashville. It was built from 1907-09 and was originally named the Sparkman Street Bridge.

John Seigenthaler Pedestrian Bridge Nashville , TN
 

Lebanon's Public Square was recognized on the National Register of Historic Places as a historic commercial district in 1988.

Historic Lebanon
324 West Main
37087 Lebanon , TN
Phone: (615) 547-9795
 

Opened in 1822, the City Cemetery is the oldest continuously operated public cemetery in Nashville. The Nashville City Cemetery in an outstanding outdoor museum focusing on the history of Middle Tennessee.

City Cemetery
1001 Fourth Avenue South
37210 Nashville , TN
 

Visit the Tennessee home of our 11th US President James K Polk, just south on Nashville in Columbia Tennessee. Guests to the James K.

James K. Polk Home and Museum
301 W. 7th Street
38401 Columbia , TN
Phone: (931) 388-2354
 

During our summer hours (May 24 to Sept 30) The Buchanan Log House is open for tours on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 10:00 – 2:00 and on the 4th Sunday from 1:00 – 5:00. for a small fee, no appointment necessary.

Buchanan Log House and Addison Museum
2910 Elm Hill Pike
37214 Nashville , TN
Phone: (615) 871-4524
 

It is the mission of the Fort Negley Visitors Center to promote a greater understanding of the social, political, and military forces central to Nashville and Middle Tennessee during the era of sectional conflict in American history.

Fort Negley Visitors Center and Park
1100 Fort Negley Blvd.
37203 Nashville , TN
Phone: (615) 862-8470
 

Fiddlers Grove Historical Village is located on the grounds of the James E. Ward Agricultural Center in Lebanon, Tennessee.

Fiddlers Grove Historical Village
945 E Baddour Pkwy (23.61 mi)
37087 Lebanon , TN
Phone: (615) 443-2626
 

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