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This limestone Federal house, dating to the late 18th century, was built on seven levels by General Daniel Smith, a U.S. senator and protege of Andrew Jackson. General Smith also was the surveyor who drew the first map of Tennessee. A smokehouse and lake are on the grounds.

Open Wednesday through Saturday 10am-4pm, Sunday 1pm-4pm in February through December; closed major holidays.

Location: 139 Rock Castle Ln., Hendersonville Tennessee 37075 Telephone 615-824-0502

Other History nearby:
(Murfreesboro) Cannonsburgh Village
(Nashville) Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum
(Castalian Springs) Cragfont
(Fort Campbell) Don F. Pratt Memorial Museum
(Murfreesboro) Fortress Rosecrans
(Nashville) Kitty Wells & Johnny Wright Country Jct.

03/02 Coming to The Hendersonville area
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