Museums, Music, History and the Civil War

If you are into Museums, Music, History, or the Civil War, these are the places that you need to visit.

Johnsonville State Historic Park, on the Tennessee River, boasts an amazing visitors center, where you can learn about the Civil War battle in 1864 where the Confederate General Nathan Bedford Forrest overtook the Union Navy.  The Park has many events throughout the year including storytellers, sunset canoe trips and junior ranger camps to name a few.

A Cozy, energetic, music venue in downtown Waverly.
This on site memorial to the 1978 train derailment disaster features pictures, video, newspaper accounts and comments from those on the scene. Open year-round – Free admission – 7:30 a.m. to 8:30 p.m…
The refuge has so much to see, including the new Visitor Center that opened in the summer of 2014. There are three units to explore: Big Sandy, Duck River and Busseltown, each with its own charms,…
This theater has been in the same building and same family for 80 years. The Flexer family’s Mi-De-Ga Theater has been bringing Hollywood's best films to Waverly and surrounding areas.
Johnsonville State Historic Park is the site of a unique Civil War battle in which Nathan Bedford Forest's Calvary Unit destroyed a Union Naval Force and Supply Depot.
This 1922 Mansion with a Civil War Fort in the backyard is filled with historical county and military information. The Museum includes a Civil War room, World War I room, World War II building, Jesse…
Johnsonville State Historic Park is a 600 acre park that holds the site of a unique Civil War battle and the location of Johnsonville prior to the creation of Kentucky Lake.
Your family will have a fabulous time when you visit the Loretta Lynn Ranch in Hurricane Mills. Spend the night in the Ranch’s full service RV Park or rent one of the picturesque cabins.