Historic Rest in McMinnville

Falcon Rest in McMinnville

Stop in for fascinating history and great hospitality at Falcon Rest Mansion & Gardens in McMinnville.

Family Tradition: Taylors of Tabernacle Kinfolk Camp Meeting in Brownsville

Taylor of Tabernacle

Annual Taylors of Tabernacle Kinfolk Camp Meeting in Brownsville, TN brings roughly 700 descendants of the Taylor family.

Ag History in Action

West Tennessee Agricultural Museum

Become an agricultural historian at the West Tennessee Agricultural Museum in Milan.

Historic Proclamation on Tour

Emancipation Proclamation

The Emancipation Proclamation will be on display throughout the month of February at the Tennessee State Museum in Nashville.

Retrace ‘Roots’ at Alex Haley Museum in Henning

Alex Haley Museum in Henning, Tennessee

The Alex Haley Museum and Interpretive Center makes literary history in Henning, Tennessee.

For Whom the Bell Tolls at Pioneer Hall Museum

Discover the historical significance of Pioneer Hall Museum in Pleasant Hill, featuring one of the last bells cast by Paul Revere before his death.

100 Years of Girl Scouts Honored at Oak Ridge Museum

Girl Scouts Exhibit in Oak Ridge, TN

Celebrate 100 years of scouting with a new permanent exhibit honoring Girl Scouts at the Children’s Museum of Oak Ridge.

Get Out on Tennessee’s Trails and Byways

Visitors to the Hermitage can see Andrew and Rachel Jackson's tomb. The Hermitage, home of President of Andrew Jackson is located in Nashville, TN

Take a spring staycation with this guide to some of our favorite attractions along Tennessee’s Trails and Byways.

Gallagher Guitars: A Family Legacy in Wartrace

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In the tiny town of Wartrace, three generations of Gallaghers have produced exquisite, personalized handmade guitars for discerning pickers, including the likes of Doc Watson and Charlie Daniels.

Go Back in Time at Sam Davis Summer Camps

Apple Valley School at Sam Davis Home

Kids can travel back to the 1800s and into the world of Civil War legend Sam Davis at a series of summer camps at the Sam Davis Home in Smyrna.

McMinn County Living Heritage Museum Keeps History Alive

Located in Athens, Tennessee, the McMinn County Living Heritage Museum collects, preserves and displays the artifacts, documents and other items that represent the history of the county.

Smithsonian Journey Stories Travel to Tennessee

Visitors to Cumberland Homesteads Tower Museum in Crossville from January 8 through February 20 can experience the Smithsonian Institution’s traveling exhibition, Journey Stories.

Red Boiling Springs Famous for Bed & Breakfasts, Mineral Water

Armour's Red Boiling Springs Hotel

The scenic rural valley of Red Boiling Springs became famous for its natural mineral waters. Its three remaining historic hotels offer a peaceful glimpse of the town’s resort history.

Tennessee’s Civil War Trails

Some of many canons on display at Shiloh National Military Park in Shiloh, TN.

Civil War Trails program sends tourists through scenic Tennessee hills and hollers.

Stencil House Moved to Ames Plantation for Preservation

Jamie Evans, cultural resource manager at the Ames Plantation stands inside Stencil House

Stencil House, named for its unique wallpapering method, was moved 100 miles to ensure historical preservation in West Tennessee.

The Grand Ole Opry – What a Show!

Grand Ole Opry stage

It’s the longest-running live radio show in history. It’s the show that made country music famous. It’s the Grand Ole Opry, and it’s been a Nashville legend since the 1920s.

Davies Manor Plantation: The Oldest Home in Shelby County

Davies Manor Plantation

Visit Davies Manor Plantation in rural Shelby County for a glimpse at the olden days.

Maury County Steeped in History, Family Fun

Maury County Courthouse

Visit this Middle Tennessee spot for antebellum homes, fun festivals and unique dining.

Commander Inn Chief: Experience History at the Netherland Inn of Kingsport

Kingsport’s Netherland Inn hosted all three presidents from Tennessee.

Catch the Spirit in Adams: Home of the Bell Witch

Bell School Building in Adams, TN

Adams overflows with history and mystery, thanks to the legend of the Bell Witch.

Civil War Dinner Theater at Buttonwillow Plantation

Civil War buffs can go back in time at the Buttonwillow Church Civil War Dinner Theater.

From Field to Fabric at Memphis Cotton Museum

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Ever wondered exactly how a boll of cotton becomes fabric?

MLK’s Legacy Lives at Civil Rights Museum

The Lorraine, the infamous location of civil rights leader Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s 1968 assassination, was converted into the National Civil Rights Museum in 1991.

Tour Ethridge in an Amish Buggy

Amish buggy

Visit one of Tennessee’s old-order Amish communities in Ethridge.

Travel in Time to Historic Collinsville

Travelers can journey back in time at Historic Collinsville, a 19th-century log settlement.

Whitwell Remembers Holocaust with Paperclips

In the tiny town of Whitwell, Tennessee, stands one of the world’s most modest yet profound remembrances of World War II genocide, the Children’s Holocaust Memorial.