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Travellers Rest Plantation and Museum

636 Farrell Parkway, Nashville, TN 37220, USA

The Historic Overton home (c. 1799), was used as Confederate Army of Tennessee headquarters for two weeks prior to the 1864 Battle of Nashville. During the battle the house was damaged by artillery fire at Peach Orchard Hill. Important artifacts include an autograph book signed before the battle by 8 Confederate generals, including Hood, Forrest, Stewart, Cheatham, and Lee.


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I-65 south from downtown Nashville to Exit 78 west. Franklin Road south to Lambert Drive. Left to Farrell Parkway. Left to entrance.

Visitor Services

Rest rooms, museum store, handicapped accessible,

Regular Events

Daily tours, Annual Civil War Symposium (March)

Available Interpretation

Staffed house museum, interpreters, historians, signs, trail tours

Plan Your Visit

Admission Fee

$10 Adults, $9 Seniors, $6 Group (12 or more), $3 Kids 6-12


Monday - Saturday: 10:00 A.M. to 4:00 P.M., Sunday: 1:00 P.M. to 4:00 P.M.



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