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Sam Davis Home

1399 Sam Davis Road, Smyrna, TN 37167, USA

The Sam Davis Home is the family home and farm of Tennessee's "Boy Hero of the Confederacy, " Sam Davis. The land consists of 168 acres of the original 830-acre plantation. Sam Davis was serving as a member of the Coleman Scouts when he was captured by the Union army and accused of being a spy. He was executed at age twenty-one in Pulaski, Tenn., but his body was brought back and is now buried at the home in the family cemetery located in the backyard.

 

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Directions

From Nashville: Take Interstate 24 Eastbound until exit 66B (Sam Ridley Pkwy). Take Sam Ridley Pkwy about 6 miles until the intersection with Sam Davis Rd. (there is a CVS Pharmacy on the right). Make a right onto Sam Davis Rd. The Sam Davis Home is about 1/4 of a mile on the Right (Look for the big stone gates).

Visitor Services

Public rest rooms, information, limited handicapped access, gift shop, museum.

Regular Events

May: Days on the Farm; Summer: various summer camps; September: Quilt Show, Heritage Days; October: House dressed in mourning, Ghost Tours; December: Civil War Christmas.

Plan Your Visit

Admission Fee

Regular Tour: adults $8.50, seniors/students $6.50, children $3.00, children under 6 free. Museum or House ONLY: adult $5.00, seniors/students $4.00, children $1.50, children under 6 free

Hours

Monday - Saturday: June - August 9:00am - 5:00pm, September - May 10:00am - 4:00pm. Sunday: June - August 1:00pm - 5:00pm, September - May 1:00pm - 4:00pm. (January tours by appointment only).

Phone

615-459-2341

Website

http://www.samdavishome.org »

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