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Elm Springs

740 Mooresville Pike, Columbia, TN 38401-6342
+1 931-380-1844
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One of Maury County's famous antebellum homes

Maury County in Tennessee is home to many magnificent antebellum houses. Some were burned or... read more

Reviewed 17 August 2017
Taylor B
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Chicago, Illinois
amazing piece of history

We were amazed at this fine old home. It tells the story of bygone era.The staff is very friendly... read more

Reviewed 13 July 2017
Teresa D
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London
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“civil war” (6 reviews)
“bygone era” (2 reviews)
“gift shop” (3 reviews)
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740 Mooresville Pike, Columbia, TN 38401-6342
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+1 931-380-1844
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Reviewed 17 August 2017

Maury County in Tennessee is home to many magnificent antebellum houses. Some were burned or demolished during the Civil War. Others were saved and have been preserved. One is Elm Springs, located at 740 Mooresville Pike outside Columbia. Built in 1837, it is a two-story...More

Thank Taylor B
Reviewed 13 July 2017

We were amazed at this fine old home. It tells the story of bygone era.The staff is very friendly and full of interesting facts. This is worth the stop

Thank Teresa D
Reviewed 18 June 2017

Stopped by on a tour. Friendly staff. The home is well maintained by the SCV. The home was raided and set on fire by the Yankees, but Rebel cavalry came to the rescue and doused the fire before damage was done.

1  Thank jdssr2016
Reviewed 24 April 2017

Went there on Friday at 4 PM. Their sign listed their closing time as 5 PM on Friday but all the doors were locked. I have no idea why it was closed but suspect it was due to lack of anyone else visiting the place....More

1  Thank 964john
Reviewed 31 October 2016

Go up the path and park on the side of the gravel driveway. The entrance for tours and gift shop are on the side of the house (not the front). Tour takes about 45 min and the gift shop has a lot of books and...More

Thank lagiant
Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

Really enjoyed our visit there. Our tour guide was very knowledgeable. Very friendly and took us through the history of the home before, during, and after the civil war. Was almost burned down by the Yankees. Thankfully it was saved by the servants who put...More

Thank Bruce D
Reviewed 9 August 2015

We happened to visit on a day that there were no tours but as we were standing in the front yard wondering what to do, the executive director called to us from the balcony and invited us inside where he had a lady give us...More

1  Thank Daniel M
Reviewed 30 June 2015

This is a well furnished and decorated antebellum home. The guide was very knowledgeable and put life in this beautiful home.

Thank Dennis B
Reviewed 31 May 2015

I had been here once before several years ago. This is a historical house dating back to the early 1800s. They have a tour of the house that is very interesting and informational. I did not bother with the tour this time, which is free...More

Thank Gerasim M
Reviewed 28 March 2015

Elm Springs is a beautiful Antebellum Home in Columbia, TN. This home has been well taken care of and our tour guide was so friendly and informative. The admission price is only $5.00 per person and that is a bargin!

3  Thank Glenda W
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