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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

watertowntn.com

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 ...

Telephone615-237-0270
Lebanon Museum & History Center

200 Castle Heights Ave N. Lebanon, TN 37087

www.lebanontn.org/index.php/recreation/lebanon-historical-mu...

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.- ...

Telephone615-443-2839
Roy Bailey African American Museum & History Center

115 E. Main St. Suite B, Lebanon TN 37087

www.wilsoncountyblackhistory.org/roy-bailey-museum.html

The Roy Bailey African American History Center and Museum was established in 2004 by the Wilson County Black History Committee, a group of men and women dedicated to the memory of the founders and families of Wilson County\'s thriving African American com ...

Telephone615-449-2911
Sellars Farm State Archaeological Area

Poplar Hill Rd. Lebanon TN

www.tnhistoryforkids.org/places/sellars_farm

During the Mississippian Period of Native American habitation in Tennessee, the Cumberland River Valley became the site of a cluster of fortified towns. One such town is now known as Sellars Farm, inhabited from 1000 AD to 1300 AD.At Sellars Farm, a walki ...

Telephone615-885-2422
Tennessee Civil War Trails

609 S Maple St Lebanon, TN 37087

www.civilwartrails.org

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

www.wilsoncountytn.com/departments/archives

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.

Telephone615-443-1993
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.

Telephone615-444-9127