Upcoming Events


July 27 - Vintage Base Ball

- Noon & 2:30 p.m.


August 24 - Family Day 

- 1 - 4 p.m.


September 25 & 26 - Heritage Days

- 9 a.m. - 1 p.m.


All month - Special Exhibit - A House in Mourning

October 6 - Sam's Birthday

- 10 .m. - 4 p.m.

- Free Admission

October 17, 18, 24, & 25 - Ghost Tours

- 7 p.m. - 10 p.m.

October 18 & 25 - A Frightful Night

- 6:00 p.m.


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28th Annual Heritage Days

Summer Soiree

Heritage Days celebrates the beginning of autumn with living history presentations, skilled artisans, farm animals, live music, and much, much more.  The event is held from 9 am until 1 pm on September 25 and September 26, 2014.  Admission to all activities, including the museum and limited house tour, are offered to students and the general public at $5 per person.  Reservations are recommended for groups of 10 or more.  Heritage Days is a weather-dependent event.

Welcoming Our New Director
Debbie Shaw

The Sam Davis Home is pleased to welcome our new executive director, Debbie Shaw. Debbie is a Rutherford County resident and comes to us from the Tennessee State Museum. About joining the SDMA staff: "I am extremely honored to have been chosen as the new Executive Director of the Historic Sam Davis Home and Plantation.  This has always been one of my favorite sites in Tennessee.  I am looking forward to working with the staff and the board and I am excited about the many opportunities the future holds for us here."

Vintage Base Ball

Stewart's Creek Scouts

Following the rules set in 1864, re-enactors will play a full game in the back field of the Sam Davis Home property. The game is free of charge and begins at 12:00 p.m. The house and museum will be open for tours beginning at 11:00 a.m. Lemonade in souvenir mason jars and old fashioned candy will be available for purchase along with various concessions. Bring a chair or blanket and root for the home team! 

July 27 - 12:00 & 2:30