Tennessee's Backroads
A Southern Middle Tennessee Journey

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Marshall County, created in 1836 from Giles, Bedford, Lincoln and Maury counties; named in honor of John Marshall (1755-1835), Revolutionary War soldier and Federalist leader, U.S. Congressman, Secretary of State, and Chief Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court.
Chapel Hill

Fun Things to See and Do...

Henry Horton State Park
4358 Nashville Hwy
Chapel Hill, 37034

Located 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. 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 Club
“Super Pull of the South”

310 N Horton Hwy
P O Box 264 (mailing address)
Chapel Hill, 37034

Come and enjoy the excitement that never stops as these horse power monsters roar down the track, chasing the share of over $100,000 in prize money and bragging rights for a year as the “Chapel Hill Champ.” This NPTA sanctioned invitational event draws all the top names in the Super Stock Tractors, 2-Wheel Drive Trucks, 4-Wheel Drive Trucks, Unlimited (multi-engine) Tractors and the Mini-Rod Classes. Held every July for two
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nights in the beautiful community of Chapel Hill. This event has been voted “Pull of the Year” for 8 times by the National Tractor Pullers Association. The location of the event is 310 N Horton Parkway where the “roar begins and ends.” Advanced purchase of tickets is suggested.

Nash Family Creamery
4019 Highway 41A North
Chapel Hill, 37034

Ice cream and cheese shop and manufacturer that offers 20 flavors and many varieties of cheese. We hold seasonal events along with selling gourmet grilled cheese, baked goods and local “Pick TN’ products and more

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Nathan Bedford Forrest Boyhood Home and Southern Heritage Festival
4435 Pyles Rd
Chapel Hill, 37034
800-380-1896, 615-833-2930

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. At this time, the home is not open on a daily basis; 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.


Henry Horton State Park
4209 Nashville Hwy
Chapel Hill, 37034
The Henry Horton Restaurant is a full-service, family-friendly restaurant located in Henry Horton State Park. Fully renovated in Spring 2022, the restaurant offers diners American classics with a modern twist.
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