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The team at Rock Castle are doing great things.
First off they are preserving and important part of our Tennessee history (that existed long before country music). This is one of the founding homesteads that became Tennessee.
What they have done is make the historical...More
We were travelling to Nashville, TN for our 2018 family vacation (July 2018). I knew we were tracing Johnny Cash's home and important things and places with Johnny Cash which brought us to Hendersonville. Since I knew we'd be in Hendersonville for the day, I...More
I was looking for something interesting to do with my grandchildren over the weekend, and happened upon this when I went to my Groupon app. It seem interesting and it was pretty close so I packed up four of my grandchildren and headed to Hendersonville....More
Rock Castle is a great place to visit! The tour lasted almost 2 hours but it was full of terrific information and a lot of humor. Our tour guide, Sam, was awesome! He was very personable and hilarious. Admission is a good price and all...More
I came here on a Sunday afternoon with my brother and aunt to tour the house. Upon arrival, we found the visitor center door locked. We stood there confused for a minute since we had check the website for the tour hours, and new they...More
This house is more Federal in appearance and so is its main history which sets it apart from some of the others around greater Nashville. The connection between the early Settlers, the Donelsons, the Smiths, the Jacksons, is told here. Some more human details about...More
The Rock Castle is not a castle at all. But, since this home dates to the 1780’s-1790’s (the oldest home in TN) and the other homes of the times being 1 room log cabins, this home became known as “The Rock Castle”. The home is...More
We looked for something off-beat in the area and found Rock Castle in TA. Claire was our guide and proved to be very knowledgeable and informative about this charming old home on the water. She knew much of the history of the Smith Family, but...More