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The Thomas House Hotel

In the mid-1800s, people came to believe the mineral waters in a sleepy little hamlet in northern Tennessee had medicinal qualities, and it wasn’t long before word spread around the nation and a thriving industry began to build. By the beginning of the 20th century, Red Boiling Springs had gone from a hole in the road to a thriving town …

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The Hermitage

Once known as the Southern White House, the Hermitage was home to Andrew Jackson and his wife, Rachel. When she passed away on December 22, 1828, Rachel left a much-saddened man to become the seventh president of the United States on March 4, 1829. While in Washington, Jackson, also known as “Old Hickory,” hired Nashville architect David Morrison to dramatically …

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Tootsie’s Orchid Lounge

Because of its proximity to the Ryman Auditorium, just across an alley, Tootsie’s became the “green room” to many Grand Ole Opry performers, and it’s possible that some of them are still hanging around waiting for their next performance. Purchased by Tootsie Bess in 1960, the bar originally opened as Mom’s, but Tootsie was soon inspired by a local painter …

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