Discovering the Top Historic Homes in Nashville

Nashville is full of history and many people travel to the city for the museums and homes every single year. Here are some of the top historic homes in the city.

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Discovering the Top Historic Homes in Nashville

Posted by Gary Ashton: RE/MAX ADMIN on Tuesday, November 12th, 2013 at 2:12pm.

Nashville is full of history and many people travel to the city for the museums and homes every single year. Some of the homes found throughout the area provide the perfect place for history buffs to enjoy. Here are some of the top historic homes in the city.

Belmont Mansion

Built in 1853, this house was originally the home to the Acklens Family. It an elaborate antebellum home in the south with 19,000 total square feet and 36 rooms.

Athenaeum Rectory

Completed in 1835, this is a great choice if you love Gothic Architecture. This was a girls only school, at one point.

Buchanan Log Home

A two-story home built between 1807 and 1809, from chestnut logs, this home is found on the National Register of Historic Places. It contains limestone fireplaces and poplar floors.

Cragfont

Genera James Winchester used to live here and actually built this Historic Home. It was completed in 1802 and is a very beautiful home.

Carnton Plantation

This used to be the home of the McGavocks and was originally built in 1826. It was also the home of former Nashville mayor Randal McGavock.

Bowen Plantation Home

One of the oldest homes in the area, built in 1787, this home is actually found in Goodlettsville. It's a frontier-style home made of brick.

Carter House

Owned by the State of Tennessee, this home was built in 1830. It was occupied by the Carter Family for three generation and is now known as a National Historic Landmark.

Croft House

Built in 1810, the Croft House is a very popular historic home found on the Nashville Zoo property. It's still a working farm and provides a venue for many events every year.

These are just some of the many historic homes found throughout the Nashville area.

 

Gary Ashton

The Ashton Real Estate Group of RE/MAX Advantage

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