AAA Editor Notes
Travellers Rest Plantation and Museum is 6 mi. s. on I-65 to exit 78B (Harding Pl.), .25 mi. w. to Franklin Rd., .5 mi. s. to Lambert Dr., then e. following signs to 636 Farrell Pkwy. Although it was later expanded, the original four-room house was built in 1799 by John Overton, a Tennessee Supreme Court judge and a presidential advisor to Andrew Jackson. During the Civil War Battle of Nashville, the estate served as headquarters for the Confederate army. The grounds include both formal and herb gardens.
Guided tours are available.