1001 Village Green Crossing
Gallatin, TN 37066-7133
Phone: (615) 451-4494
Fax: (615) 451-4482
The Rose Mont stands stern in the Gallatin vicinity of Sumner County, Tennessee. It was constructed in 1842 by renowned Judge Joseph Conn Guild. It finely exemplifies the Greek Revival and Palladian style of architecture. Included in the National Register of Historic Places, it is open to visitors and can also be hired for private events.
Located in Cottontown, Tennessee, King Homestead is a charming home built in 1798 by William King. The reason behind William King’s idea of constructing a log home was quite touching. He wanted it to be his first home after his marriage to Caroline Hassell. For over a century, this place has remained in the King family. Now called New Moon Farm, it is home to Floyd T. and Sally Geer since 1958, and has undergone renovation as well as features on the National Register of Historic Places.
Peek-A-Boo Playtown offers children up to age eleven a great place to pretend, imagine and explore. Located in the Streets of Indian Lake shopping area, it provides a break for busy parents who need a few minutes to relax while their children explore a wide variety of play areas and imaginative spaces that contain climbing toys, a train table, a doll house, hot wheels cars, and dinosaurs as well as a child-sized grocery store, schoolhouse, kitchen, firehouse and hardware store. A separate play area is available for small children. Parents can enjoy free WiFi, a current magazine and comfortable seating while their children play and explore. -Lynn-nore Chittom
Wynnewood State Historic Area or Castalian Springs includes what is probably Tennessee‘s biggest log construction that is still in existence. Built in 1828, the building was formerly a stagecoach inn. Designated as National Historic Landmark, it is also listed under the National Register of Historical Places.
Hoppity Hop is an indoor inflatable play area in the greater Nashville area. Located in the same location that once housed Kids Party Jump, Hoppity Hop serves the Goodlettsville and Hendersonville communities with a fun-filled and safe environment for indoor play. With rental options, party plans and free-play hours, parents can find a number of ways to keep their little ones happy throughout the week. Unlike many locations, Hoppity Hop alternates which inflatables are in-use in their facility to keep children of all ages entertained time after time. -Lynn-nore Chittom
Enjoy this popular local park that features an enclosed Planet Playground for children that resembles a castle and has numerous swings and slides. Other features of the park include two walking tracks, four tennis courts, volleyball and basketball courts, football fields, and four covered pavilions. An amphitheater is also located in the park.
Madison Creek Farms covers 38 acres of farmland just north of Nashville in the rolling countryside of Sumner County. The farm specializes in both floral production as well as vegetables, herbs and eggs. The farm market is open to the public on weekends, and guests can purchase fresh flowers, organically grown vegetables and herbs, free-range eggs and a variety of homemade goods from the FarmHouse Kitchen including pies, jams and pickles. Madison Creek Farms also includes a large kids play area, a petting zoo and seasonal offerings such as pumpkins. Local residents should check out the farm's Crop Share Association for delicious seasonal produce. - Lynn-nore Chittom
The Hermitage is a historic site that was built by Andrew Jackson, the first president. It is a huge antebellum plantation that has now been revived to serve as a museum dedicated to old Hickory. There are guided tours and films showcased at the center that narrate the life of the president. Visitors can explore the old hermitage cabins, where the political leader lived when he was penniless. All in all, this serves as a historic site that is worth exploring.
Glimpse back to antebellum America and the life of the seventh president, Andrew Jackson, by visiting the home he built in 1835. This classic Greek Revival mansion retains original architecture and furnishings. You will view a biographical film and museum exhibits then tour the mansion and grounds, which include original 1804 slave cabins, Jackson's tomb, Tulip Grove Mansion, Old Hermitage Church, and Tennessee Confederate Soldier Cemetery. Restaurant and gift shop are also on site. Also worth checking is the vast plantation site at The Hermitage. Visit website for further details.
This library serves student of Cumberland University. Students can access interlibrary loan, course reserves, and are welcome to use the computers here.
This Liberal Arts University offers over 60 majors and was founded in 1842. It has many historic buildings on its well-landscaped campus.
This library, open to the public, offers a children's summmer reading program, internet access, a geneology section, large print books and new releases, books on tape, and videos.