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History isn’t just a thing of the past here in WilCo! Wander through our historical village of Fiddlers Grove, explore Sellars Farm State Archaeological Area, the Tennessee Civil War Trails, or take a tour of our historic homes! Take a trip to the past, right in Nashville’s back yard!


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Fiddlers Grove Historic Village

945 E Baddour Pkwy, Lebanon, TN 37087


Historic village of nearly 55 structures original and replicated with local historical significance, and two new barns coming soon! Witness what life was like in the 1800's for a resident of Wilson County. Self-guided and guided tours available for both i ...

Telephone615 547-6111
Historic Watertown

Public Square Watertown, TN 37184


Watertown is located 40 miles east of Nashville and 10 miles southeast of Lebanon on Highway 70 (also known as Sparta Pike). To get to Watertown from Interstate 40, take exit 239A and travel south/south-east for nine miles. Watertown is on the left s ...

Lebanon Museum & History Center

200 Castle Heights Ave N. Lebanon, TN 37087


Walk through history of Lebanon from prehistoric to modern times. Audio descriptions by famous residents introduce visitors to the periods on display and take advantage of the touch-screen computers for your own research. Hours are Monday-Friday: 8 a.m.- ...

Tennessee Civil War Trails

609 S Maple St Lebanon, TN 37087


A great way to learn more about our history is to explore the Tennessee Civil War Trails! This historic marker program identifies and interprets both the great campaigns as well as the lesser-known Civil War places. The Trail includes interpretive ma ...

Wilson County Archives

111 South College St., Lebanon TN 37087


The Wilson County Archives were established in 1995. The archives are operated by the county government which appointed the Public Records Commission to oversee the operation. Hours of operation are from 9am to 3pm Monday through Friday.

Wilson County Museum

236 W. Main St., Lebanon TN 37087

Fite/Fessenden House built in the Federal style now holds artifacts from Wilson County\'s 200-year history. Free admission. Open Sundays 1pm-4pm. or by appointment.