3894 Nashville Rd
Franklin, KY 42134
Phone: (270) 586-3291
Fax: (270) 586-9949
Located in the historic old jail, this facility contains an extensive collection of records and documents from the old circuit and county courts. A genealogical library and genealogical collection contains family history files, old scrapbooks, manuscripts, maps, pictures, local history files, and memorabilia from several Kentucky and Tennessee counties. Tours are available.
Located in the unique pre-Civil War Octagon Hall, the only eight-sided brick building in Kentucky, this museum contains an abundance of Confederate information and documents in its archives.
Located in Cottontown, Tennessee, King Homestead is a charming home built in 1798 by William King. The reason behind William King’s idea of constructing a log home was quite touching. He wanted it to be his first home after his marriage to Caroline Hassell. For over a century, this place has remained in the King family. Now called New Moon Farm, it is home to Floyd T. and Sally Geer since 1958, and has undergone renovation as well as features on the National Register of Historic Places.
Spread over 9.5 acres (3.8 ha) of land, the South Union Shakertown Historic District is a beautiful historic site that features multiple styles and designs of architecture. The place is a great visit area that helps learn about the shaker way of life. With several structures, museum, unique gift shops, overnight lodges, etc. the district is a perfect tourist attraction and an educational institution that has preserved the beauty of Shaker, it's landscapes, folk life and also it's material culture.
Bowling Greens has always played a major part in the history of American aviation. This park and heritage site pays tribute to the lives of those brilliant people who have contributed their services to the country.
The Hillvue Heights Church is an integral part of the community of Bowling Greens since its inception in 1957. Although the start was a rough one, Hillvue is an indispensable part the community.
Lost River Archaeological Cave is a subterranean cavern in the town of Bowling Green, Kentucky. The seven mile long grotto is a natural formation and boat tours are available for visitors who wish to explore this cave. This tourist attraction is also home to two happening entertainment venues that hosts variety of events and functions.
The Rose Mont stands stern in the Gallatin vicinity of Sumner County, Tennessee. It was constructed in 1842 by renowned Judge Joseph Conn Guild. It finely exemplifies the Greek Revival and Palladian style of architecture. Included in the National Register of Historic Places, it is open to visitors and can also be hired for private events.
Crosswinds Golf Course has been awarded the title of the Best Public Golf Course in the region for ten years straight. Stretching over 122 acres (493716 sq. m), the golf course is enjoyed by both amateur as well as seasoned golfers.
Located on a hilltop, this beautiful University campus offers a magnificent view of the Barren River. The multicultural campus is a warm and nurturing environment, dedicated to learning and community.
Wynnewood State Historic Area or Castalian Springs includes what is probably Tennessee‘s biggest log construction that is still in existence. Built in 1828, the building was formerly a stagecoach inn. Designated as National Historic Landmark, it is also listed under the National Register of Historical Places.
The Confederate Monument of Bowling Green is one of the 61 Civil War monuments in Kentucky that has been added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1997. Located in the older section of the Fairview Cemetery, the white limestone obelisk was built in 1875 and is towers at 30 feet (9.14 meters). Adorned with an etched Confederate flag and various reliefs on its sides, the statue was erected due to George B. Payne's efforts. Encircling the monument are the many graves of the fallen soldiers, some of whom are unnamed.