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

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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... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 29, 2015
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Houston, Texas
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Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015 NEW

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.

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Corning
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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 

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Farmville, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2015

Nice tour of an interesting home, but the guide made it more like a personal experience. This tour brought the Civil War back to an individual level where you view the war through the eyes of a family. The grounds appeared interesting but it was too hot to tour very far. The museum and movie were well done. Worth the... More 

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Nashville, Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2015

Do NOT pass up a chance to learn more about this 21 year Tennessean who valued loyalty above his own life. 15 years has passed since we last visited the Sam Davis home and so many wonderful changes have occurred. There is a visitors center that gives a wonderful introduction into Sam Davis and life in the south at the... More 

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Callahan, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

This was my third visit to Sam Davis Home. I live in Florida and strive to visit Civil War sites and those especially of our true southern heroes. Sam Davis is one. The home and grounds are beautiful. Visiting the family gravesite is inspiring. This is a must see. Thanks to Ryan for a great tour.

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Gatineau, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

I had the chance to visit Sam Davis Home, which was wonderful especially because of the tour guide Lee Lankford who not only had a vast knowledge of the house's history and of the civil war, but also because we was able to transmit the information in a funny and precise war. I recommend the tour!

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Portland, Oregon
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

This was a very interesting story about a civil war soldier that was hung at age 21 as a traitor because he would not divulge the name of his captain during the war. He was not a traitor but was certainly coerced "tell" and did not. The homestead is interesting, the story is interesting but very sad. War is sad,... More 

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Portland, Oregon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015

My grandson who was suspended from school and I recently visited the Sam Davis Home, as I had told him that he may not be in school, but he was going to learn something. He is 14. Our tour guide was Mr. Lee Lankford. His knowledge and respect for the Davis family made our visit exceptional. My 14 yr old... More 

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Lascassas, Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

I took my two grandsons early on a Tuesday morning to visit the Sam Davis Home. Lee Lankford met us at the Visitors Center and showed us both the house and grounds, gearing each experience to the boys and their interests. His comments and questions sparked their interest in the period and especially in the bravery of Sam Davis. I... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015

My boyfriend and I were looking for something to do in Smyrna and happened to find the Sam Davis Home. We showed up around 1pm and ended up having a fantastic afternoon. Both of us are history buffs and were delighted to find this place. We started to walk around on our own, but were able to jump in on... More 

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