HISTORIC TRAVELLERS REST

The 1799 Home of
Judge John Overton

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Our Mission

Travellers Rest Historic House Museum, Inc. is dedicated to preserving and interpreting the Overton home and serving as a gateway for learners of all ages to explore and experience Nashville’s historic past.

 

Our Vision

Travellers Rest engages a national audience while contributing to Nashville’s future, preserving regional history, and inspiring learners from all backgrounds, and of all ages.

Events

Education

  • SCHOOLS AND EDUCATORS
  • GIRL SCOUTS
  • TRAVELING TRUNKS

Group Tours, Luncheons and Workshops

  • GROUP TOURS AND LUNCHEONS
  • WORKSHOP FOR ALL AGES

History

  • The First Residents of Historic Travellers Rest
  • Nashville: From Frontier to Home of the U.S. President
  • "HdQrs: 6 Miles from Nashville on Franklin Pike"
  • Changes in Land & Economy Define the Emerging New South
  • Discovering Nashville Through the Doors of Travellers Rest
  • CURRENT EXHIBITS