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Sam Davis Home

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Address: 1399 Sam Davis Rd, Smyrna, TN 37167-2744
Phone Number:
+1 615-459-2341
09:00 - 17:00
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Mon - Sat 09:00 - 17:00
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours

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My wife and I were married at Sam Davis Home

Sam Davis Home is a beautiful property with many large trees and beautiful flowers in the middle of Smyrna. It was a great place to get married. There is another building that was... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 weeks ago
Smyrna, Tennessee
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Smyrna, Tennessee
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Sam Davis Home is a beautiful property with many large trees and beautiful flowers in the middle of Smyrna. It was a great place to get married. There is another building that was recently built that houses a gift shop and conference room. We used this building for our reception. It has covered porches with rocking chairs for all guests.... More 

Thank baseballcoachloop25
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I bought a Groupon for a two person tour admission for my boyfriend and I to learn a little history of the area we're in. We went in early December so it was pretty cold outside but our tour guide was still very friendly and didn't seem rushed at all. She was very knowledgeable and professional. It was a great... More 

Thank Carol Z
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 November 2016

His statue is on the Capitol grounds in Nashville. Short tour of house. Beautiful grounds and cotton fields. Get Groupon discount.

Thank c3a3m3
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3 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 November 2016

I have been here 3 times in my life. Once for the yearly ghost tours and that was fantastic and informative, once for vintage baseball which was a very unique and fun day, and once for a wedding. This historical place is a great venue for almost any occasion and event!

Thank JonnyG1989
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7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016

A nice tour and short film included. A fine example of how a local group can save an historic home for future generations to enjoy.

Thank Mark P
Indianapolis, Indiana
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016

Stopped here on a whim because we saw a sign on the interstate saying the home was at the next exit. Video in the museum was very pro-Confederacy (was to be expected given that Sam Davis was seen as a hero by the Confederacy for not giving up his co-conspirators). Tour guide (an older man), was very friendly and informative.... More 

Thank jennifer s
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

First- the grounds are beautiful and the volunteers could not be nicer or more willing to engage with visitors. I appreciate so much that they are committed to preserving local history and give their time. What disappointed me was the varnishing of historical events. This was the slave plantation of a family whose son was a spy for the Confederacy.... More 

Thank Malinda U
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016

If you are a history buff, you will like this stop. The guide is a little long winded but you can tell he loves his job, he has been there for years, and if he doesn't have the answer to any of your questions you don't need them.

Thank wingsr4me
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 July 2016 via mobile

So much to see and look at. The grounds are well kept and the museum is easy to go through. There are picnic benches so that you can pack a picnic lunch. So quiet and a nice place for families.

Thank Marlyssa M
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17 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 July 2016

I recommend this to all history lovers. This young boy had quite a life. The video in the information center sets the stage. The home tour is fascinating and full of facts about life in general during the 1800's.

Thank Teresa D

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