General, History, Historic House, Historical Society
The Bartlett Museum, located in the Gotten House, contains historical displays that serve to help our citizens learn about the rich heritage of our community and its former citizens. In addition, the Museum is furnished with period furniture which allows it to retain that 'homey' feeling while one is visiting the building. Our vision and goal is and always has been to educate our citizens about the community's heritage and preserve that heritage for future generations.
Cemetery, Church, History, Historic House, Historical Society, Park
The Big Black Creek Historical Association, Inc. was formed to identify, preserve, and promote historical and cultural sites within eastern Haywood and western Madison Counties in Tennessee including the communities of Denmark, Leighton, Mercer, and Woodland. Restoration of the Denmark Presbyterian Church is underway with a grant from the Tennessee Department of Transportation and Madison County.
Art, Historic House, Historical Society
Nestled in the center of Downtown Knoxville's government district, Blount Mansion offers history that is hard to miss. Here, among the towers of glass, steel and brick, sits a house - small by today's standards, but a mansion on the Tennessee frontier. Known by the Cherokee Indians as "the house with many eyes," Blount Mansion has watched American history parade through its rooms and on the streets outside. Step inside and share America's big stories with us.
Church, Historic House, Historical Society
This is a Church building built in 1854 with slave labor. It served as a prison for 97 soldiers of the 30th Illinois from the Battle of Briton Lane which is four miles behind the church. It is being restored. The building has hand hewn lumber, put together with square nails and windows made on site. There was a Masonic Lodge on the second floor with a pit for induction of converts to the York Rite of the lodge. One of only two known in Tennessee.
General, History, Historic House, Historical Society, Library, University
The museum uses its collections and resources to promote the study and research of history, education, religion, and cultural heritage of the people of Northeast Tennessee and the state. 10,000 children and adults participate in the educational programs available at the Doak House Museum.
Children's, History, Historical Society
Children's, Church, Culture, Historic House, Historical Society
The Heritage Center in Townsend features two galleries tracing the region's history thousands of years back to the present, the region's transportation history, and 12 historic outbuildings from the region including cabins, barns, a chapel, setoff house, wheelwright shop, underground still and more. Visit website for hours and admission rates. Offers full schedule of concerts and special events thoughout the year.
General, Historical Society
This is our endevor to preserve and bring to light the importance of the railroad to this area and what it meant to the events before, during, and after the Civil War including the ciizens that contributed to it's establishment and the industry that occured because of it. It's who we are.
General, History, Historic House, Historical Society, Park
The Tennessee Historical Commission provides management over site and the Governor John Sevier Memorial Association (GJSMA for short) is a local organization which runs the daily operation of the park. The GJSMA is also in charge of the numerous ongoing restoration projects around the park, not only to keep and maintain the exciting eight historical buildings, but to expand when possible the other buildings and workshops of John Sevier’s time.
Culture, History, Historic House, Historical Society
The Society is now located at 189 Tenth Street, Clarksville, Tennessee, housed in the historic L&N Depot building, a City of Clarksville asset.
General, History, Historical Society
The museum collects and exhibits artifacts related to the history of the Parsons and Greater Area. The museum depicts the story of farm and family life with a focus on native American artifacts, pioneer settlers, and the importance of railroad and river transportation to the area.
Culture, General, History, Historical Society, Library, University
The President Andrew Johnson Museum and Library is housed in the second oldest building on the Tusculum College campus-"Old College". The building was built in 1841 for a total of $4,245.62. Andrew Johnson gave a $20.00 donation for the construction of the building, one of the largest local donations according to the minutes of the Board of Trustees.
Culture, History, Historic House, Historical Society, Military, Natural History, Park, Specialized
TVRM’s passenger trains run on the historic route which includes Missionary Ridge Tunnel, completed in 1858 and on the National Register of Historic Places. The tunnel is the primary reason TVRM runs on the three-mile section of the former Southern Railway.