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We highly recommend this tour. It includes a tour of the Mansker Station & the Bowen Plantation house. At the station (fort) we were introduced to daily life for the settlers. There are lots of hands on experiences for kids & adults, including how the...More
I’m so glad we decided to stop off at Mansker’s Station. Our guide was a carpenter and explained how people lived, worked and bartered during the time of the Station. There was also a demonstration from the blacksmith. The tour continued up to Bowen Plantation...More
The early stations are all long gone, so the re-creation of this station was wonderful to see what the very early history of Tennessee was about. This is so different from a House or Plantation Tour. The guides both male and female are all used...More
This was a fantastic tour. This was a fantastic tour. Almost didn't go. Something you don't want to miss. Pete our tour guide happened to be from the Chicago area so we bonded immediately. He was very knowledgeable. We learned a lot. You don't want...More
We almost didn't go due to time restraint but we are so glad we took the time. Our costumed interpreter Suzanne was amazing. She was very informative, interesting and entertaining. We truly felt like we had been taken back in time. She didn't rush us...More
Amazing trip through a 1779 Fort and how they lived during that time. Then a tour through another period specific house. Our tour guide was amazing and very informative. A MUST SEE if you are in Goodlettsville, TN
As history is erased by political correctness, it is always good to remind ourselves of our roots and what people endured to make this country great. You never lose by visiting a site with a history lesson.
We went here not knowing what it was about. It is a very important part of the settling of Goodlettsville and area. Our guide Ms Susan was great and very informative. She knew the history of this place and had done several things herself in...More
Mansker's Station hosts Heritage Days. The entire fort and historic home are open and hosted by very knowledgeable historians. In the fort, there was a sheep shearer, a woman spinning yarn from sheep wool, a blacksmith, a tanner, a wood-worker and more.
At the home,...More