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Latest Blog Posts

Fall Colors and Ginkgos

The fall chill that we are all feeling in the air means something different to many people; football season, Halloween, pumpkin-spice lattes, or time to get started on Christmas shopping.

Reflections on a Bed Warmer

After joining the staff here at Historic Travellers Rest I found myself drawn to the bed warmer we keep on the bed in the Cold Room.

Mary Maxwell’s Autograph Book

To commemorate the one-hundred and fifty-sixth anniversary of the Battle of Nashville, which occurred between December 15th and 16th in 1864, Travellers Rest would like to highlight one of the most important artifacts located in the historic home, Mary Maxwell’s Autograph Book.

United States Colored Troops at Peach Orchard Hill

On December 16, 1864, the second and final day of fighting during the Battle of Nashville commenced.

Historic Travellers Rest Digs into the Deep Past Without Lifting a Shovel

This week Historic Travellers Rest is utilizing ground-penetrating radar to survey the property in an effort to better understand life years ago.

Help Preserve the Past for the Future

Your tax-deductible contribution today will help preserve and maintain Travellers Rest Historic House Museum as a premier resource for history in Nashville and Middle Tennessee for generations to come.