Tennessee's Backroads
A Southern Middle Tennessee Journey

 

Attractions

 
   Beechgrove

Beech Grove Confederate Cemetery Park
Junction of I-24 and Hwy 64
Beechgrove, 37018
931-455-9500
A Civil War tourist attraction, this hilltop pioneer cemetery was the silent witness to the Battle of Hoover's Gap in 1863. The cemetery is known as the Confederate Cemetery Park, one of the South's oldest Confederate cemeteries for fallen soldiers. This Civil War site has more than 450 Confederate soldiers buried at Beechgrove Confederate Cemetery Park. Open 7 days a week during daylight hours; audio and visual interpretation available on-site. Markers for the Tullahoma Campaign Trail and picnic shelters available. Water and bathrooms available during season.
   Bell Buckle

Bluebird Antiques &
Ice Cream Parlor

15 Webb Rd
Bell Buckle, 37020
931-389-6549
www.bellbucklechamber.com
A turn of the century country store with original soda bar. Filled with primitives, architectural and garden items. Locally made food products and hand-dipped ice cream all nestled around a pot belly stove. Come for a visit and learn about the Bluebird Ice Cream Parlor building!

Designz by You –
Coffeez by Us

2 Railroad Square
Bell Buckle, 37020
931-389-6060
www.designzbyyou.com
Inspirational home décor and personalized lasered gifts for men, women , teens and children. In the back of the store is a unique coffee shop. Specialty coffees, teas, smoothies and various Danish pastries are offered. Free Wi-Fi available.

Phillips General Store & Antiques
4 Railroad Square
Bell Buckle, 37020
931-389-6547
www.bellbucklechamber.com

A variety of country painted primitives, architectural items, country store, garden accessories, Americana folk art, children’s things, holiday collectibles, textiles, tin ware, baskets and pottery. If you love “stuff” this is the place for you!

   Shelbyville
Antiques, Art, & Collectibles
123 South Side of Square
Shelbyville, 37160
931-680-4745
www.antiquesandcollectibles.com
A step through the doors carries you back in time when things had a different feel and durability. One of Shelbyville’s most unique shopping destinations…the Antiques, Art & Collectibles Mall!

Bedford County Arts Council
Fly Cultural Arts Center
204 S Main St
Shelbyville, 37160
931-684-8359
www.flyculturalartscenter.com
A registered, non-profit, volunteer organization devoted to preserving and promoting the arts and cultural diversity within the community. Live theatre plays are held throughout the year. Various art classes are scheduled monthly. Don't miss a visit to the arts and crafts gift shop showcasing the work of area artisans.

Bedford County Fair
2119 Midland Rd (Off 231)
Shelbyville, 37160
931-684-0239
www.bedfordcountyfair.org

A non-profit organization that supports the agricultural areas throughout the county. This annual fair has been in existence for many years and is held around the middle of July each year.


Bridlewood Farm
140 Hwy 82 E
Shelbyville, 37160
931-389-9388
(Farm)
931-224-2362
(Brandon Stout Stables)
615-497-4581
(Hanes Performance Horses)
847-287-5280
(Jim Walker, Clinician)
www.brindlewoodfarmtn.com

 
As a top equestrian venue, Bridlewood Farm offers an up close and personal view of Tennessee walking horses and the walking horse industry.Brindlewood Farm is home of Brandon Stout Stables, Hanes Performance Horses, Jim Walker, Clinician and the Shelbyville Therapeutic Riding Group. Visitors are welcome and group tours and special events can be accommodated with advanced reservations.

Capri Theatre
201 Depot St
Shelbyville, 37160
931-684-7306
www.montanadrivein.com
See a movie in the grandeur of the 1950s. The Capri is a walk-in theatre with concessions.

Cedar Rock Farm
1326 Warner Bridge Rd
Shelbyville, 37160
www.cedarrockinc.com

Setting on 389 acres of beautiful farmland, this agri-tourism attraction offers farm tours, canoe rentals, camping, lodging, hunting in season and summer day camp for students. The farm is bordered by the Duck River. Facility available for special events with advance reservations.


Clearview Horse Farm
Ranch & Lodging

2291 Hwy 231 S
Shelbyville, 37160
931-684-8822
www.clearviewhorsefarm.com

Come visit a beautiful all breed working horse farm. Three horse-themed B & B rooms. for overnight accommodations. Trail riding – all welcome. RV hookups, fishing, pool, buggy rides and horse sales. Venue is available for cookouts for large groups with advanced reservations.


J. Jordan Boutique
104 Public Square East Shelbyville, 37160
931-684-9695
www.jjordanboutique.com

Step into a beautiful, inviting fashion boutique filled with clothing and accessories for junior, missy and plus size ladies. We'll dress you to look like a million dollars with affordably priced clothing, jewelry, purses and accessories.


Shelbyville Sweet Shoppe
112 Public Square East
Shelbyville, 37160
931-684-2522

Stop in and indulge in over 50 types of chocolates and more than 24 flavors of Jelly Belly jelly beans. Reminisce over our nostalgic candies while you enjoy a sweet treat, daily specials of cupcakes, cookies and other delectable goodies. A great candy store with a whole lot more!


Tennessee Walking Horse National Celebration and Grounds
1110 Evans St
Shelbyville, 37160
931-684-5915
www.twhnc.com
Since 1939, the Celebration has been bringing horses, owners, trainers and riders to the premier showcase for the Tennessee Walking Horse breed. This annual festival is a 10-day extravaganza and is one of the top events in the southeastern United States.
  Wartrace

Gallagher Guitar Company
P O Box 128
Wartrace, 37183
931-389-6455 www.gallagherguitar.com


For 45 years, Gallagher Guitar Co. has connected this sleepy Southern town to the wider world. The small family operation fashions exquisite handmade guitars from exotic woods like Sitka spruce and rosewood (from the Pacific Northwest and Brazil), inlaid with shining bits of coral, seashell, and abalone pearl from distant seas. And the finished

product reaches as deeply back into the world, shipping to customers from locales as widespread as Japan, Sweden, Italy, the former Yugoslavia, and Saudi Arabia. There are many well known entertainers that play guitars made by the Gallagher Guitar Company. Check them out for their latest creation – making custom ukuleles. Please call ahead before driving long distances.

Historic Chockley Tavern
111 Spring St
Wartrace, 37183
931-389-0545
 
History Chockley Tavern, ca. 1852. National Register Railroad District. Only interactive site on the Tullahoma Campaign Civil War Trail featuring meals. 19th Century entertainment/educational programs by staff in period dress. Advanced reservations required, serving 10-47 persons. Local tours, gift items, and garden.
Manchester

Foothills Crafts
418 Woodbury Hwy
Manchester, 37355
931-728-9236

Non-profit craft association dedicated to quality Tennessee craft works. Juried craftsmen are qualified in using wood, clay, metal and fiber. Foothills Crafts is part of the Tennessee Heritage Arts & Crafts Trail and the Southern Middle Tennessee RC & D Quilt Trail. Open Monday Saturday 9 a.m.–5 p.m., Sunday 1 p.m.-5 p.m. Christmas Festival is 2nd weekend in November.


Madeline's Antiques & Uniques
6107 Murfreesboro Hwy
(Exit 105 off I-24)
Manchester, 37355
931-723-8013, 931-312-0928
Step back in time and see our selections of quality antiques, furniture, glassware, pottery and more. Quality dealers. Selections offered include Roseville, McCoy, Victorian period items, dolls, vintage jewelry and various outdoor garden decor. We buy old stuff! Open 7 days a week!

Manchester Arts Center
128 E Main Street
Manchester, 37355
931-728-3434
www.manchesterartscenter.com

The Manchester Arts Center is a vital part of downtown Manchester. The Arts Center was re-opened in the spring of 2009 in a 16,000 sq. ft. building that features a state of the art theatre and a spacious lobby with an area to be used for monthly art exhibits. Weekly art classes for various ages are offered. The community theatre group will present four theatrical productions throughout the year. Other shows include an annual "oldies" musical revue, a Christmas musical and the Snowbell Beauty Pageant. Call or visit our website for specific dates and times of events.
 


Northside Clocks
1654 McArthur Street
Manchester, 37355
931-728-4307
www.northsideclock.com
Northside Clocks is more than a retail store with over 500 clocks ticking, chiming and cuckooing away. Having been in business for over 54 years, owner, Howell D. Rust, is a third generation “horologist” and repairs clocks dating back to the 1800s. Customers come to Northside Clocks from all over the world and new customers are always treated like an extended family. Make the time to visit soon.

Old Stone Fort State Park
732 Stone Fort Dr
Manchester, 37355
931-723-5047
www.tnstateparks.com

On U.S. Hwy 41, 1 1/2 miles off I-24. The Old Stone Fort is an earth and stone enclosure, built as a sacred site by Woodland Native Americans almost 2,000 years ago. The picturesque waterfalls of both forks of the Duck River also attracted 19th Century industries, the ruins of which are still visible. Amenities include a 51 RV campsites. Nearby is May Prairie, a prairie remnant containing dozens of rare plants.


Shelton Lane Antiques
100 Shelton Lane
Manchester, 37355
931-728-5525
Visit an antique shop with over 3,000 square feet of vintage items including large collections of clocks, knives, furniture, glassware, kitchen collectibles, lamps, quilts, signs, gas pumps and more. Located off I-24, exit 105 1/2 mile south and look for sign on 16th model road. Open Wednesday – Saturday 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
 

Tennessee Walking Horse Trail

In 1935, seven local horse trainers and breeders gathered to create the first walking horse association. The first year 208 horses were registered. This Trail weaves through Southern Middle Tennessee featuring the burial place of "Strolling Jim" - the first World Grand Champion of The Celebration (buried on the grounds of the Walking Horse Hotel - Wartrace), The Celebration Grounds (Shelbyville), the Walking Horse Breeders' and Exhibitors' Association (Lewisburg), various walking horse farms and ride in trail events throughout the year. For a trail guide, call 800-799-6131 or write to P.O. Box 52, Tullahoma, TN 37388
 

Christiana  - (Near Shelbyville)

Miller’s Grocery – A Country Café
7011 Main St
Christiana, 37037
931-893-1878
www.millersgrocery.com
Known for outstanding food featuring chicken, catfish, bbq ribs and outstanding vegetables and salads. Featuring down-home cooking and fabulous desserts in an atmospheric old country store. Live music on weekends. Catering available. Open for lunch and dinner. Closed on Monday. Check website for specific times.
 
Camden - (Heading West -Toward Memphis)
 
Tennessee River Freshwater Pearl Museum, Farm and Jewelry Showroom
(Located at Birdsong Resort & Marina)
255 Marina Rd
Camden, 38320
731-584-7880
www.tennesseeriverpearls.com
www.birdsongresort.com

Witness a remarkable iridescent product of nature as it emerges from the indigenous Washboard mussel. Tennessee’s Official State Gem – the freshwater pearl – is rarely found naturally from these living animals, but grown at the only freshwater pearl-culturing farm operation in the North American continent. The organic gem stone-culturing operation is nestled in the pristine embayment of Birdsong Creek – just off the scenic Tennessee River’s beautiful Kentucky Lake – in Camden, West Tennessee, 9 miles north of Interstate 40 at Exit 133/Birdsong Exit. The Tennessee River Freshwater Pearl Museum, Farm, Tour and Jewelry Showroom is located at Birdsong Resort and Marina. Tour packages available. for more information, email bob@birdsong.com
 

McMinnville - Heading East

Cumberland Caverns
1437 Cumberland Caverns Rd
McMinnville, 37110
931-668-4396
www.cumberlandcaverns.com
www.bluegrassunderground.com
Cumberland Caverns is Tennessee's largest show cave. The caverns display some of the largest underground rooms in Eastern America. Cumberland Caverns offers educational tours, overnight spelunking trips, adventure trips, group tours and banquets throughout the year. Daily tours year round. Also, enjoy the monthly Bluegrass Underground concert series in the Caverns.

Falcon Rest Victorian Mansion
2645 Faulkner Springs Rd
McMinnville, 37110
931-668-4444
www.falconrest.com

Tour, shop and eat where history is fun. Called "Tennessee's Biltmore" by PBS, the mansion was built in 1896 by Gorilla Pants manufacturer Clay Faulkner. Some say his friendly ghost remains. Guided tours, Victorian Gift Shop and Tea Room open 9a.m. - 5 p.m. daily. Special motorcoach group entertainment. Weddings and overnight accommodations on the grounds.

 
Waverly  -

Larry's Corner Store
488 Gregson Pl
Waverly, TN 37185
800-985-4506 http://www.larryscornerstore.com
Artist/Naturalist, painter of landscapes specializing in studio and plein air scenes of the Mid-South. Web store featuring paintings, notecards and journal of travels. For more information email larry@larryscornerstore.com.
 
   Tullahoma

Beechcraft Heritage Museum
570 Old Shelbyville Hwy
Tullahoma, 37388
931-455-1974
www.beechcraftheritagemuseum.org
Located at the Tullahoma Regional Airport, this museum is a vibrant aircraft museum originally dedicated to preserving and fostering the Beechcraft name and heritage. The museum features displays recognizing aviation, personalities and historic events. Facility available for special functions with advanced reservations.

George Dickel Distillery
1950 Cascade Hollow Rd
Tullahoma, 37388
931-857-3124, ext. 230
www.georgedickel.com

Tour the distillery and discover George Dickel's award-winning whisky and its time honored traditions. The Visitors Center is filled with antiques and special memories. Visit the general store located in picturesque Cascade Hollow. Tours available Tuesday's  Saturday, 9 a.m.- 4 p.m. except major holidays. Last tour starts at 3:30 p.m.


Hawk Hardware
102 E Warren St
Tullahoma, 37388
931-455-4596

Hawk Hardware is the definition of a classic hardware store but with a complete line to satisfy the modern consumer. Hawk Hardware is based in a converted grocery warehouse from the early 1900s. With vintage looks and modern inventory, this store is sure to meet the consumer's needs while taking them on a trip through history.


Historic Preservation Society of Tullahoma
300 S Jackson St
Tullahoma, 37388
931-723-3530

A local archival society that publishes a bi-annual historic journal. Contact the Society for information on the book of Postcard Treasures of Coffee County.


Northgate Mall
1600 N Jackson St
Tullahoma, 37388
931-455-6668
www.northgatemall.net

The area's only enclosed mall featuring specialty stores and anchor stores: Burke's Outlet, JCPenney, and Woodard's Diamonds and Design.


Short Springs State Natural Area
Off Hwy 55
Tullahoma, 37388
931-455-2648
931-455-5497
615-532-0431
http://www.tn.gov/environment/na/natareas/shortspr/

Located three miles west on Country Club Dr. off Hwy 55. A 420-acre preserve that features waterfalls and walking trails. Short Springs is one of the very best Spring wildflower locations in the state showcasing Virginia bluebells, jack-in-the-pulpit, larkspur, and Dutchman's breeches. Call for information on the annual Wildflower Walk.


South Jackson Civic Center & Mitchell Museum
404 S Jackson St
Tullahoma, 37388
931-455-5321
www.southjackson.org
South Jackson and the Museum facility showcases the local history of Tullahoma and its heritage and military correlation. This facility operates as a performing arts venue for local theatre and regional concert attractions. The facility is housed in the 1886 original school structure. The Mitchell Museum is free to the public and opens prior to productions or by appointment.

Tennessee Spirits & Wine Trail
P O Box 52
Tullahoma, TN 37388
800-799-6131
www.tnspiritsandwinetrail.com

Come enjoy the Tennessee Spirits and Wine Trail that will weave you through the Southern Middle Tennessee hills and valleys showcasing two major whiskey distilleries - Jack Daniel's, Lynchburg and George Dickel, Tullahoma, a rum distillery - Prichard's Distillery, Kelso and two wineries - Beans Creek, Manchester, and Monteagle Winery on Monteagle Mountain.


Tullahoma Campaign
P O Box 52
Tullahoma, TN 37388
800-799-6131

Come drive the Civil War self-driving tour that weaves you through the Southern Middle Tennessee area showcasing important events that happened in 1863. Kiosks with detailed and informative information are located throughout the area. Please call to receive a guide for the Tullahoma Campaign. For more information about the Tullahoma Campaign book (to be released in Fall 2011) visit www.tennesseebackroads.org.
 


Tullahoma Confederate Cemetery and Maplewood Cemetery
Maplewood Ave (off Hwy 41-A)
Tullahoma, 37388
931-723-3530

This cemetery was once the home to over 400 unknown Confederate soldiers in unmarked graves. Now there is a marker listing the names of many of these once-forgotten soldiers.

Tullahoma Fine Arts Center
401 S Jackson
Tullahoma, 37388
931-455-1234
www.tullahomafinearts.org

Housed in the historic Baillet House, the Arts Center offers classes for individuals who are 5 to 80 years of age who have interests in drawing, painting, clay work or photography. "Preserving the Past and Nurturing the Future through Creativity." Offering classes, displays and exhibits. Find us on FaceBook.

Belvidere
Circle E Guest Ranch
50 Circle E Ln, (Hwy 16)
Belvidere, 37306
931-962-1790
www.circleeguestranch.com
The Circle E Ranch is located in the Cumberland Mountains just 8 miles from Winchester. Nestled on the fringe of over 100,000 acres of uninhabited mountain land, you will experience breathtaking views of the mountains, caves, waterfalls, creeks and four seasons of color and abundant wildlife. Circle E Ranch offers miles and miles of trails of varying lengths and difficulty. Campsites and rustic log cabins are available and fully furnished. The Hitchin’ Post facilityt is available for special events and parties.
Falls Mill
134 Falls Mill Rd
Belvidere, 37306
931-469-7161
www.fallsmill.com
Falls Mills built in 1873 is a water-powered grain mill and museum. Listed on the National Register of Historic Places, the Mill is open to the public for tours each day except Wednesdays. Visitors will begin with an introductory history of the mill, and then take a self-guided tour of the building and scenic grounds. Antique machinery relating to the mill is located on two floors. The weaving room is located upstairs. Visit the country store where various products can be purchased. Mail order services available. Overnight lodging in a log cabin bed and breakfast is available on the property.
 
Estill Springs

Montana Drive-In
10251 Tullahoma Hwy
Estill Springs, 37330
931-649-3454
www.montanadrivein.com
Come watch a movie under the stars at the three-screen drive-in in Estill Springs. Concessions available.
 
Winchester

Franklin County Kiwanis Club
P.O. Box 461
Winchester, 37398
931-308-8010
www.franklincountykiwanis.com
www.highonthehogfestival.com
This organization serves as the host to the "High on the Hog" BBQ Festival which is a sanctioned competition and held annually. Also during the summer season, you can enjoy several weekend festivals known as "Music by the Lake." These are activities in the area that you will not want to miss! A fun time at every event
Hammer’s
102 1st Ave SE
Winchester, 37398
931-967-2886
A unique one-of-a-kind store featuring all types of men’s and women’s clothing, house wares, decorative and gift items, rugs, sewing and upholstery fabrics, notions, food products and any other items you might think of. This store runs a full block on the Winchester town square and offers new items daily! If you visit Winchester, you have to visit Hammer’s! An unforgettable shopping experience!
Old Jail Museum
400 Dinah Shore Blvd
Winchester, 37398
931-967-0524
Located approximately 2 blocks from the Winchester Town Square. One of Winchester’s oldest buildings that dates back to 1897. This facility functioned as a working jail for 75 years housing prisoners as well as serving as the home of elected sheriffs and their families. In 1973, renovations were completed and the facility opened as the Old Jail Museum. All of the jail cells remain intact. Call for schedule.

Oldham Theatre
115 1st Ave NW
Winchester, 37398
931-967-2532
www.montanadrivein.com
See a movie in the grandeur of the 1950s. Current movies featured. Concessions available.
Tims Ford State Park
570 Tims Ford Dr
Winchester, 37398
931-962-1183
www.tnstateparks.com
Off of State Hwy 50, located on the Tims Ford Reservoir in the rolling hills of Southern Middle Tennessee, is an outstanding recreational area and fishing paradise. The 10,700-acre Tims Ford Lake is one of the most picturesque in Tennessee and is regarded as one of the top bass fishing and recreational lakes in the Southeast. The park includes paved hiking and biking trails that allow the hiker and cyclist to explore the natural surroundings of Tims Ford Lake. There are two campgrounds at the park along with 20 beautiful cabins situated on the wooded slopes of Tims Ford Lake. The park features a challenging 18-hole Jack Nicholas designed Bear Trace signature golf course. A truly beautiful state park with great recreational opportunities.

Winchester Antique Mall
122 1st Ave NW
Winchester, 37398
931-967-9930
Antique and collectible furniture, glassware, toys, old fishing lures and supplies, coins, Civil War items, prints of all kinds, mats and frames, arts and crafts from the Franklin County Art Guild, quilts, hats and linens.

Wishing Well Antiques and Gifts
112 1st Ave NW
Winchester, 37398
931-968-0532

A quaint little store located just off the square in Downtown Winchester, specializing in finding unique treasures from the past. From furniture to fishing lures, the Wishing Well offers a continuous flow of unusual finds gathered from estate sales and auction houses throughout the South. If you don't see it on display, just let Deb know – she'll find what you've been "wishing" for.
 

Fayetteville
Carriage House Players
521 Main Street South
Fayetteville, 37334
931-433-3933
www.carriagehouseplayers.com
Established in 1987, this community theater group performs three plays each year. Previous performances include “Harvey,” “The Foreigner,” and “High School Musical” just to name a few. Call for reservations and ticket prices.

His & Hers Antiques
213 Main Avenue South
Fayetteville, 37334
931-993-4838
www.tnhisandhersantiques.com
Specializing in vintage fishing lures, toys, metal advertising signs, tools and more. A true antique store – something for the boy and girl in all of us!
Hooked on Quilting
8 Elkton Pk
Fayetteville, 37334
931-433-1886
www.hookedonquilting.com


Hooked on Quilting is located just two miles west of the Fayetteville town square off of Hwy 64 West in a lovely antebellum home. Selection includes first quality, 100% cotton fabrics for quilt making, garment construction or home decorating. French laces and fabric for heirloom sewing are also available. An extensive selection of patterns and books are ready and waiting for your next project or for inspiration. Shop hours are Monday-Saturday, 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
 

Kelso
Prichard’s Distillery
11 Kelso Smithland Rd
Kelso, 37348
931-433-5454
www.prichardsdistillery.com

Prichard’s Distillery manufactures four great American rums – Prichard’s Fine Rum, Crystal Rum, Cranberry Rum and Sweet Georgia Belle. Also made is the award – winning Prichard’s “Sweet Lucy,” our best selling product which is licensed by Ducks Unlimited. Come and see a small distillery with copper pot stills. Tours available, Monday – Saturday, 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.
 

Taft

Spencer’s Farm Goat Milk Soaps
82 Triple B Ln,
Taft, 38488
931-438-8388
www.spencersfarm.com
 
Spencer’s Farm is a small family owned working farm. This farm raises registered Alpine Dairy goats using their milk to make wonderful, moisturizing farmstead soaps and lotions. They offer instructions on teaching interested people on how to make their own products from goat milk. This farm has been in business for 12 years in beautiful Lincoln County. Visitors are welcome on the weekend by appointment. Products are available for purchase from the website or by phone 365 days a year.
Chapel Hill

Henry Horton State Park
4358 Nashville Hwy
Chapel Hill, 37034
931-364-2222
www.tnstateparks.com
 
Located along on the shores of the Duck River, this park has become known among sportsmen for its award-winning trap and skeet range featuring four trap and five combination skeet/trap fields. During the summer months enjoy the Olympic-sized pool. Enjoy picnics or a canoe trip down the easy-flowing Duck River. A perfect setting for corporate retreats or family reunions with conference facilities accommodating up to 160 people.

Lions SuperPull of the South
P O Box 98, 37034
931-364-7384
www.lionssuperpull.com
 
Set for July 21 and 22, 2012, the Lions SuperPull of the South is a SuperNational Truck and Tractor Pull santioned by the NTPS (National Tractor Pullers Association) that takes place in the heart of Chapel Hill. This is the 36th year for this event which will feature the top competitors from all across the country vieing for $100,000 in cash and awards. This two-day event will attract approximately 20,000 folks who will make the trek to Chapel Hill - just a short distance from Nashville, TN (south) and Huntsville, AL (north). For ticket prices and reserved seating for the standing room only event can be purchased at www.lionssuperpull.com.

Nathan Bedford Forrest
Boyhood Home

4435 Pyles Rd
Chapel Hill, 37034
800-380-1896, 615-833-8977
www.elmspringscsa.com
The boyhood home of the great Confederate cavalry general, Nathan Bedford Forrest, is located on land that was originally a Revolutionary War land grant. William Forrest, the general’s father, bought the house and land, moved the family from the frontier village of Chapel Hill to this location and lived here from 1830-1833. The site includes the original two story 1820’s cedar cabin and barn plus 57 acres of woods and farmland. In 1997, the Sons of Confederate Veterans acquired the property and began the restoration and maintenance of this historic site. Although not open on a daily basis at this time, tours are available by calling for advance reservations. This is also the site of the annual Southern Heritage Festival held the 3rd Saturday in June.
 
Lewisburg

Battle of Farmington
Civil War Site

2236 Hwy 64
Lewisburg, 37091
931-359-4732

 
This site served as the only military action of any consequence in Marshall County in 1863. A monument was raised by the area citizens in 1874 to commemorate soldiers buried there. Located between Lewisburg and Shelbyville.
Tennessee Walking Horse Breeders And Exhibitors Association (TWHBEA)
250 N Ellington
Lewisburg, 37091
931-359-1574
www.twhbea.com
 
The TWHBEA, headquartered in Lewisburg, is the oldest and most prestigious organization devoted to the promotion of the breed. Founded in 1935, the breed registry was established to record the pedigrees of the Tennessee Walking Horse. Its goal is to maintain the purity of the breed, to promote greater awareness of the Tennessee Walking Horse and its qualities, to encourage expansion of the breed, and to help assure its general welfare.”
 
Franklin - Heading Toward Nashville
Historic Lotz House Antiques &
Fine Arts Appraisal

1111 Columbia Ave
Franklin, 37064
615-790-7190
www.lotzhouse.com

 
Listed on the National Register of Historic Places since 1976, the Historic Lotz House is located in the heart of downtown Historic Franklin, at “ground zero” of the Battle of Franklin - a pivotal battle in the Civil War in 1864. The museum is open Mon – Sat, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. , Sun, 1 – 4 p.m. . Guided tours available and begin one hour before closing. Staff on-site for fine antique art appraisals – credentials include being a member of the American Society of Appraisers.
 
Monteagle

Lorena’s – Gifts With A Story
922 W Main Commons
(Hwy 41 - just off I-24)
Monteagle, 37356
931-924-4438
www.lorenasgifts.com
 
Gifts for all ages featured. This special gift shop features music cds, pottery, specialty food products, cards and “one of a kind” gifts. Homemade soups, sandwiches, gourmet desserts and special coffees available. Delivery and mail order services available. See website for special events and specific times.

Monteagle Winery
847 W Main St
Monteagle, 37356
931-924-9400
www.monteaglewinery.com
 
This winery is located atop scenic Monteagle Mountain. This mountain setting serves as a backdrop for a leisurely afternoon of Tennessee wine tasting. The wines produced reflect characteristics of the surrounding countryside. Visitors can relax and browse the gift shop stocked with wine related accessories. Winery tours are available Monday – Saturday 10 a.m. – 5 p.m., Sundays, Noon – 5 p.m. Visitors can relax and browse the gift shop or enjoy a bottle of wine on the front porch or picnic tables.

South Cumberland State Recreational Area
11745 US Hwy 41
Monteagle, 37356
931-924-2980
www.tnstateparks.com
 
This outdoor haven is composed of 21,649 acres in 9 separate units. The Visitors Center complex on Hwy 41 between Monteagle and Tracy City offers interpretive exhibits, maps, picnic and sports facilities, and informative staff to provide detailed information about the entire park. The largest unit, Savage Gulf Natural Area, has 4 entrances and also includes Stone Door State Park, Greeter Falls, and Collins Gulf. Savage Gulf contains spectacular vistas, waterfalls, beautiful forests, and many miles of hiking and backpacking trails with varying terrain and degrees of difficulty. The Fiery Gizzard Trail connects Grundy Forest Natural Area and TVA’s Foster Falls. Grundy Lakes State Park, a day-use area near Tracy City, provides swimming, picnicking, fishing, hiking and a view of the historic 19th century Coke Ovens.
 
Athens - Heading East

Mayfield Dairy Farms Visitors Center
4 Mayfield Ln
Athens, 37303
423-745-2151
www.mayfielddairy.com
 
Come take a free tour of Mayfield Dairy Farm’s milk plant and learn how the world’s best ice cream is made. Tours include a 10 minute history video and a guided tour through the plant. Then milk the cow and eat ice cream. Tours offered Monday-Friday from 9 a.m.–5 p.m. and Saturday 10 a.m.– 1 p.m. No tours on Wednesday.
 
Lynchburg

Diamond Gusset Jeans
183 Main St
Lynchburg, 37352
931-670-3589
888-848-7738
www.gussetclothing.com
Diamond gusset jeans have a unique flair with a diamond inset sewn to allow for more comfort. This design feature allows for a different fit in jeans providing additional comfort when sitting or standing. Visit this unique clothing store for men's and women's clothing. Mail order options available.

Dixie Outfitters Southern
Heritage Store

219 Main St
Lynchburg, 37352
931-759-5588
 
Complete line of Dixie Outfitters/Dixie girls t-shirt designs, flags, Dixie outfitters car tags, caps and Southern heritage memorabilia. For more information contact sales@dixieoutfitterstenn.com.
 

Jack Daniel Distillery &
Visitors Center

Hwy 55
Lynchburg, 37352
931-759-4221
www.jackdaniels.com

The nation’s oldest registered distillery, registered with the federal government in 1866. Also listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Free tours and free lemonade. Select buildings on site are available for rent for special events.
 

Jack Daniel’s Barrel Shop
51 Mechanic St
(East Side of Square)
Lynchburg, 37352
888-221-5225, 931-759-6370
www.jackdaniels.com
 
Located on the town square in Lynchburg the Barrel Shop specializes in unique custom handcrafted “Jack Daniel’s” furniture. Souvenirs that are made from genuine oak aged whiskey barrels can be found for any family member. Stop by and see the complete line of white oak barrels, locally handcrafted bars, barrel planters and much more.

Lynchburg Candy Company™
P O Box 8066
Lynchburg, 37352
931-759-7510
www.tennesseewhiskeycandy.com
 
The Lynchburg Candy Company has captured Tennessee’s finest whiskey with its original Tennessee Whiskey Candy.™ Confectioned in Lynchburg, Tennessee, this hard candy is a treat for all ages. To order, please visit the website. After all, “the proof is in the candy.

Lynchburg Hardware and
General Store

51 Mechanic St
(East Side of Square)
Lynchburg, 37352
888-221-5225, 931-759-6303
www.jackdaniels.com
 
Founded in 1912 and located on the town square, this shop is the home of the official Jack Daniel’s gift and novelty shop. World’s largest selection of licensed Jack Daniel’s memorabilia and other exclusive Jack Daniel’s collectibles. Stop by and see us!

Lynchburg Ladies
Handiwork Shop

On the Square
Lynchburg, 37352
931-759-7919


Featuring needlework as well as other crafts. This unique shop is run by a local volunteer craft organization


Mary Ruth Fuqua Antiques
203 Main St
Lynchburg, 37352
931-759-4476
 
Featuring antique furniture – some from Europe. Dinnerware, framed art and antique home décor items are available in this shop. The owner of this shop travels all over the United States to find “the best of the best” antique items available. Call for hours open.

Moore County Old Jail Museum
231 Main St
Lynchburg, 37352
931-993-1791
www.lynchburgtn.com
 
In operation in Downtown Lynchburg for almost 100 years and listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Housed prisoners and sheriffs from 1893-1990. View authentic cells, handcuffs, guns, vintage clothing. Open Tuesday – Saturday, 11 a.m. – 3 p.m., March – Mid-December. Admission charge – children under 16 free.

Nina’s – A Taste of Tennessee
14 Short St
Lynchburg, 37352
931-759-5252
www.ninastasteoftennessee.com

Homemade whiskey fudge and candies made right in the store. Come by for a sample of whiskey fudge made with Jack Daniel’s as well as other southern treats. Also featuring gifts and collectibles such as Jim Shore.
 

Cumberland Springs Land Co.
P O Box 8160
Lynchburg, 37352
931-759-5810
 

A family corporation involved in agri-business, forestry, wildlife, hunting and management. It is a part of the historic Camp Forest of the WWII era.

 






TENNESSEE'S BACKROADS
HERITAGE, INC.

P.O. Box 52
Tullahoma, TN 37388

931-454-9446
800-799-6131