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Athenaeum Rectory

808 Athenaeum St, Columbia, TN 38401-3156
+1 931-381-4822
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SUCH A SHAME! Worst Tour of the Many we toured.

The tour was very reasonable but very uninformative. Things were not arranged properly as they had... read more

Reviewed 14 March 2018
FrontierJ
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Manitou Springs, Colorado
Beautiful Gothic Design

The tour teaches quite a bit about Maury County. This is on the National Historic Register, a place... read more

Reviewed 22 January 2018
Lenny B
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Oakland, Tennessee
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From 1852 to 1904, this was a girls' school that taught the same subjects boys were learning.
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808 Athenaeum St, Columbia, TN 38401-3156
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Reviewed March 14, 2018

The tour was very reasonable but very uninformative. Things were not arranged properly as they had a shower scheduled for several days past the date of our visit. How many days would it take to move some chairs and set up? We felt that our...More

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Reviewed January 22, 2018

The tour teaches quite a bit about Maury County. This is on the National Historic Register, a place that needs to stay maintained so nothing happens to it.

Thank Lenny B
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Reviewed March 22, 2017

The Athenaeum is a wonderful place to view interesting history of Maury County. The ladies are so friendly and make the information truly interesting!

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Reviewed July 26, 2016

We enjoyed the private tour we received. It was fascinating to learn about the history of the house and the owners. That house has seen many changes in the area it sits in. Colored glass windows were pretty.

Thank Teresa D
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Reviewed February 8, 2016

Beautiful place to visit. There is so much history here. It used to be a girls school. My brother had his 1st wedding here.

Thank DAWN J
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Reviewed November 10, 2015

I spend a lot of time visiting historic homes. This is one of the most unusual, I have seen. It is built in the Moorish Revival style, circa 1835. The floor plan is in a simple "H" form. In the dining room, which is the...More

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Reviewed August 12, 2015

I found this to be an interesting visit. To see a slice if history revealed. The daily life of the time period and the history surrounding the Athenaeum takes one back to that time period. This example of Southern charm and grace does need a...More

Thank Richard R
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Reviewed September 14, 2013

Once proud purveyor of Southern Charm now needs assistance. Neglect and decay must stop soon before she declines further.

2  Thank 17thky
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