Discover Nashville's History with Historic Home Tours

Some of the best Historic Homes in and around Nashville provide tours for those looking to discover the history of the area.

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Discover Nashville's History with Historic Home Tours

Posted by Gary Ashton: RE/MAX ADMIN on Monday, August 26th, 2013 at 9:12am.

Image Credit: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Cragfont-house-tn1.jpgSome of the best Historic Homes in and around Nashville provide tours for those looking to discover the history of the area. From the Antebellum Mansions to the Bell Meade Plantation, plenty of choices give you the ability to see the history of the city. Here are some of the top choices.

Belmont Mansion

Found in Nashville, this mansion was built by the Acklens Family in 1853. It provides 19,000 square feet with 36 rooms. The Belmont Mansion is known as one of the most elaborate homes in the south.

Belle Mead Plantation

A historic site everybody should visit, Belle Meade provide a look at the 1890s Carriage house and stables and more. With plenty historic out buildings, the Dunham Station Log Cabin and the 1953 antebellum mansion, this is the perfect place for a tour.

Athenaeum Rectory

Completed in 1835, this building provides a look at the Moorish-Gothic Architecture. It was one a girl’s school.

Cragfont

The home of Genera James Winchester, this house was completed in 1803. It provides a look at one of the grandest homes found west of the Appalachians.

Bowen Plantation Home

Built in 1787, this home is one of the frontier homes of old. It's found in Goodlettsville and provides a look at one of the oldest brick homes in Tennessee.

Carnton Plantation

Jon and Carrie McGavock created this home in 1826 and it served as the home of former mayor Randal McGavock.

Buchanan Log Home

This two-story home was built in the early 1800s. Made of poplar and chestnut wood, it also provides a look at the historic limestone fireplaces of the time.

Croft House

The Historic Croft House is one of the most popular places for annual events. It's located on the Nashville Zoo property and was built in 1810.

 

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