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Address: 1399 Sam Davis Road, Smyrna, TN 37167
Phone Number: 615-459-2341
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A Glimpse into the Past

A visit to the Sam Davis home brings to life how families lived during the Civil War period. After a short video about the life of Sam Davis, Confederate scout hanged as a spy... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 21, 2015
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Eden, Australia
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29 reviews 29 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015 NEW

A visit to the Sam Davis home brings to life how families lived during the Civil War period. After a short video about the life of Sam Davis, Confederate scout hanged as a spy at only twenty-one, we met our guide Lee Lankford for the hour-long tour of the Davis home. The stories of the life and times of the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015 NEW

Lee Lankford gave us one of the best historic tours that we have ever taken. He was very knowledgable about Sam Davis's life and his family.

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Robinson, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015 NEW

Lee Lankford led our group as he passionately shared about the life of the Davis family and the Civil War. It is not hard to feel emotions swell inside as you learn of our country's history from a true lover of our heritage. We were enraptured by the details shared of not only Sam Davis, but his family and the... More 

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Goodlettsville, Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

My husband and I live about 45 minutes away from the Sam Davis Home and had never visited it before. We were so impressed with the quality of the whole experience. The museum is excellent. The house and grounds and outbuildings are well kept, beautiful, and historical. History is everywhere and our guide, Lee Lankford, really made it come alive.... More 

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Smyrna, Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015

This is such an off the beaten path treasure that more need to be aware of. Rich in history, the grounds are beautiful - especially when the cotton is blooming - and the staff are very knowledgeable and entertaining. Please take the time to go visit this historical landmark!

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Smyrna, Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015

This was a great tour! Our guide, Lee, was very knowledgable and entertaining. We are from the area and had never visited the Sam Davis home. We will definitely be back for some of the special events!

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Murfreesboro, Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015

Our daughter lives in Tennessee and was made aware of the Sam Davis Home by a professor at MTSU where she was attending college. He felt that as a resident of this state everyone should absorb some of the local history. We were visiting this past week and she graciously included us in this delightful, and informative tour. Our guide... More 

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Mount Juliet, Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2015

The tour of this historic home was given by an excellent tour guide, who gave the feeling of being shown around by a friend of the family that lived there. Almost all of the artifacts were originally in this home rather than pieces from this time period. This tour will be of interest to the entire family. The schools in... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015

We had such a great tour of the Sam Davis home - the grounds were beautiful, and the history surrounding the Civil War and the life of Sam was fascinating. I was so impressed not only the amount of artifacts from the time period and from the Davis family, but also by Hayley, our guide, who was a lot of... More 

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Owen Sound, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015

While visiting Smyrna, my host took me for a very interesting tour of the Sam Davis Homestead. We enjoyed the story of Sam Davis, a young man who lived what he believed. Lee Lankford gave a great and knowledgeable tour of the home and yard. We really enjoyed our time spent there.

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