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Address: 1399 Sam Davis Road, Smyrna, TN 37167
Phone Number: +1 615-459-2341
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9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Mon - Sat 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours

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A Great Historic Site!

This historic site is a fantastic place to stop and learn about an important figure in Tennessee and War Between the States history. The visitor's center is fantastic, the staff... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
Knoxville, Tennessee
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Knoxville, Tennessee
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6 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This historic site is a fantastic place to stop and learn about an important figure in Tennessee and War Between the States history. The visitor's center is fantastic, the staff are attentive, the cotton fields are gorgeous and the historic home is so beautiful. You will not regret visiting this historic site.

Leicester, North Carolina
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4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My guide, Lee, appropriate name, was knowledgeable, fun and willing to answer my questions even the ones about wallpaper. He took me on the toiur even though I was the only onem I learned so much and had a great time.

Thank Lynne D
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13 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We visited for a friend's wedding and it was beautiful. It was a slightly overcast fall day, but the temp was awesome, the breeze was blowing some leaves down and it couldn't have been more perfect. It was a simple wedding, the reception was by the big main building and when an unexpected shower popped up, we all ran for... More 

Thank kelli320
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11 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2015

Not my favorite tour of the area but still worth seeing. The story if Sam Davis's sacrifice for the confederate cause is heart warming.

Thank Pam B
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2015

Our tour guide was Lee Lankford. He did an excellent job on telling us the history of the home. My 13 year old even talked about how much she enjoyed it. Thank you !

Thank Allison P
Nashville, Tennessee
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18 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2015 via mobile

This is home of Civil War spy Sam Davis who was hung at age 21 rather than betray his cause. The house/museum are in excellent condition for an 1863 antebellum home with out buildings and the tour guides extremely knowledgeable and helpful. There is a short film to watch to orient you to time frame that is well done and... More 

Thank Charenity
Houston, Texas
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92 reviews
36 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2015

Saw the brochure about this house at our hotel so we decided to visit. We love civil war history and try to visit as many historical places as we can. Very informative tour. Tour guide Hewitt was very knowledgable and gave a very interesting tour. House was very nice. Preserved very well. Sam Davis is buried right on the back... More 

Thank reginasue
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21 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015

I went on the tour of the Sam Davis Home last month with a friend because we had never been and was wanting to check it out before we take the Ghost Tour coming up in October. We had a fantastic tour guide and he was very knowledgeable about the home and the history.

Thank Jodi H
Houston, Texas
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015

Having just a day or two to take in local sights, I was referred here via the "Visitors Center" in Murfreesboro. My guide, Hewitt, was so in the know. He made it interesting. I am glad to have discovered this place, and would recommend it to others who appreciate the history of this era.

Thank JudySep
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31 reviews
23 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2015

Sam Davis Home is famous for the "Boy Hero of the Confederacy" but he actually spent little time here. It was his parent's home and he was almost grown by the time they moved here. Don't let that stop you from visiting. The home is preserved in much the same condition as the Davis family may have left it with... More 

Thank Daniel M

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