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Interesting piece of early American and TN history

We visited Cragfont on Oct. 31. The tour was very interesting. Since we both enjoy learning about... read more

Reviewed 1 November 2018
Sara C
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Blakely, Georgia
Great history with a little haunting

Really enjoyed the history here. The stuff in the house itself has a lot of history. It is haunted... read more

Reviewed 18 October 2018
ClaytonAndStefanieW
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Memphis, Tennessee
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Reviewed 1 November 2018

We visited Cragfont on Oct. 31. The tour was very interesting. Since we both enjoy learning about American history, we found the tour to be informative about the Winchester and Wynne families and this part of TN (near Nashville). Our guide made the house come...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 18 October 2018 via mobile

Really enjoyed the history here. The stuff in the house itself has a lot of history. It is haunted though. My wife was touched and we saw a few orbs . I wouldn’t let that stop you from going though.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank ClaytonAndStefanieW
Reviewed 21 May 2018 via mobile

I first read about Cragfont in a book about haunted places near Nashville. My husband and I love historical homes and buildings and tour as many as we can. We had a lovely tour of the house and our guide was full of information. We...More

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank kathrynw312
Reviewed 15 April 2018

Although construction began in 1797, this house was on the Stagecoach route down the Avery Trail which connected Knoxville to Nashville. The artisans who built this stone house came from the Baltimore/Ellicott City where stone houses are everywhere. The docents talk of the people that...More

Date of experience: April 2018
4  Thank Robert P
Reviewed 12 July 2017 via mobile

This was history at its finest. The home is very well kept with beautiful scenery. The tour was very fun & informative. A must stop for anyone who enjoys history.

Date of experience: November 2016
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Reviewed 4 October 2016 via mobile

This home was built in 1798 by the Winchester family. Our guide, Lowell, was on the road for years playing for Tammy Wynette and George Jones. His wife was the director of this property for many years and passed away recently so he now fills...More

Date of experience: October 2016
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Reviewed 28 September 2016

This is a beautiful and historical place. It is between Hartsville and Gallatin Tn. You cant miss it.

Date of experience: September 2016
1  Thank regina1952
Reviewed 17 September 2016

Mr. Loyd has been the groundskeeper and tour guide at Cragfont Mansion for nearly 40 years. He comes with the property. He knows its history better than anyone else. And he loves to talk about it. Every historical site should have a Mr. Loyd to...More

Date of experience: August 2016
1  Thank Taylor B
Reviewed 8 August 2016 via mobile

Tons of valuable and interesting information! "Mr. Loyd", the grounds keeper for almost 40 years, is a book of knowledge. He puts you at ease with his wonderful Southern Hospitality. I loved meeting him and hearing his many exciting stories of the past! This is...More

Date of experience: August 2016
1  Thank Forgetful1atschool
Reviewed 15 July 2016 via mobile

Lovely tour of a critical piece of history! Many very valuable artifacts and a few movies such as Roots was filmed here! The keeper was the sweetest older gentleman we've ever met. Only 5 dollars or free to roam the grounds.

Date of experience: July 2016
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I think it was $5 but the caretaker was like a free tour guide. He is full of knowledge.
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