Saturday, April 7 - Wynnewood opens for 2018 !

Oil  portrait  of Wynnewood builder, newly restored,

will be unveiled at 11:00 am. 

At long last, Wynnewood's oil portrait of our builder, A.R. Wynne, will be hung back in its rightful place in the Wynnewood parlor.  Please join us for this festive occasion.  The portrait is simply glowing, as if it were just completed.  Col. Wynne would be proud.  Many thanks to the Jethro Sumner Chapter of the DAR and to the Hendersonville chapter of Questers for generously donating the funds for the portrait's professional restoration.

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NOTE:   All our sister Sumner County historic sites will be opening on the same day, Saturday, April 7.  Make a day of it and check out the amazing variety of historic richness these sites offer:  Bledsoe Fort, Rogana and Parker Cabin, Hawthorn Hill, and Cragfont (all at Castalian Springs).  Then there's Sumner County Museum, Rose Mont, and Trousedale Place, and Douglass-Clark House (all in Gallatin), the newly opened Bridal House on Hwy 25 in Cottontown, Rock Castle and Monthaven in Hendersonville,  and Bowen-Campbell House in Goodlettsville. 

Bledsoe's Fort Colonial Fair will take place

May 4, 5, and 6

Bledsoe's Lick Historical Park, Hwy 25, Castalian Springs, TN

more details to follow

Bledsoe's Lick Historical Association

Annual Dinner & Meeting took place on Thursday, March 8, 2018

Old Union Church of Christ, 2505 Highway 25, Castalian Springs, TN

Guest speaker:  Samuel D. Smith, retired TN Historical Commission, subject of earthenware and stoneware pottery produced in TN. 

Our Christmas Open House on sunday, Dec 3, was such a lovely event, this year including Wynnewood, Hawthorn Hill, and the Rogan stone cottage in Bledsoe's Lick Historical Park.  Reportedly, close to four hundred visitors enjoyed our slice of history.  Special thanks to Robin Devilling who organizes the event, all our period-dressed docents, the BLHA volunteers who so tastefully decorate Wynnewood inside and out, and all those who baked and served the homemade sweets.  Also thanks to members of the Bate family who hosted at Hawthorn Hill and to Jane Wright for organizing volunteers and hosting at Rogan House.  Well Done!  

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2016 was the Premier of the series "If These Logs Could Talk" . . .

Stand by for details on the 2018 series.


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Wynnewood State Historic Site
210 Old Hwy 25
Castalian Springs, TN 37031

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