The Emancipation Proclamation will be on display throughout the month of February at the Tennessee State Museum in Nashville.
The Alex Haley Museum and Interpretive Center makes literary history in Henning, Tennessee.
Discover the historical significance of Pioneer Hall Museum in Pleasant Hill, featuring one of the last bells cast by Paul Revere before his death.
Celebrate 100 years of scouting with a new permanent exhibit honoring Girl Scouts at the Children’s Museum of Oak Ridge.
Take a spring staycation with this guide to some of our favorite attractions along Tennessee’s Trails and Byways.
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.
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.
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.
Visitors to Cumberland Homesteads Tower Museum in Crossville from January 8 through February 20 can experience the Smithsonian Institution’s traveling exhibition, Journey Stories.
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.
Civil War Trails program sends tourists through scenic Tennessee hills and hollers.
Stencil House, named for its unique wallpapering method, was moved 100 miles to ensure historical preservation in West Tennessee.
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.
Visit Davies Manor Plantation in rural Shelby County for a glimpse at the olden days.
Visit this Middle Tennessee spot for antebellum homes, fun festivals and unique dining.
Kingsport’s Netherland Inn hosted all three presidents from Tennessee.
Adams overflows with history and mystery, thanks to the legend of the Bell Witch.
Civil War buffs can go back in time at the Buttonwillow Church Civil War Dinner Theater.
Ever wondered exactly how a boll of cotton becomes fabric?
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.
Visit one of Tennessee’s old-order Amish communities in Ethridge.
Travelers can journey back in time at Historic Collinsville, a 19th-century log settlement.
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.