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Downtown Dickson has had a renovation and revitalization!  The Main Street strip includes antiques shops, gift stores and some wonderful restaurants! It's a great place to visit!

Dickson Images Magazine:  http://livability.com/dickson/tn

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The Dickson Fact Book - presented by The Dickson Herald
You'll find all the information about the Dickson area in this page-turning publication.

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Old Timers Day in Dickson:

 Old Timer’s  Day is an annual celebration held in Dickson, Tennessee.  For 53 years now, we’ve celebrated our heritage  together, enjoying parades, good food, great entertainment and more!

This year our festival offers music for everyone (bluegrass, country, blues, rock-n-roll and gospel), our annual Ms. Old Timers Pageant, Liars contest and parade, crafts, inflatables for the kids, living history demos, quilt show, antique car and tractor displays and a variety of food for all!
 
If you live in Nashville, Clarksville, Franklin or anywhere in Middle TN, and find yourself looking for great fun for the entire family, lots of FREE activities and just a great time out, come on out to our Old Timers Day Festival.   
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Log Cabin Flea Market: Right down the road from The Renaissance Center!
1635 Hwy 46S; I-40 exit 172, then R onto Hwy 46, go approx 2-1/2 mi. Thurs through Sunday of the first Saturday of every month, except January, July and August, plus Monday of Labor Day weekend. Starts at 8am. 15-60 vendors with antiques & collectibles, new & used merchandise, household items. 615.446.4438
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Historic Downtown Dickson

Dickson-Nash_MapJust off the railroad you will find, not only the Old Train Depot., but also the birthplace of Frank Clement in the Halbrook Hotel. See the War Memorial Building that is one of only two Depression-era War Memorial Buildings in the state. Broadview Drive, Dickson, 615-446-4988

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Housed in the Hotel Halbrook, our "biggest artifact", the Clement Railroad Hotel Museum, is located in historic downtown Dickson. The hotel was constructed in 1913 and is one of the few remaining examples of a railroad hotel in a small Tennessee town. The Museum features exhibits and programming involving the Civil War, railroading, and Picture-panel-exhibitslocal and regional history. The Museum is fortunate to have many artifacts and items that once belonged to Tennessee Governor Frank G. Clement and his family. Museum visitors will see the rooms where the Clements lived while managing the Hotel Halbrook as well as be able to view exhibits featuring Governor Clement's early years, campaigns, and accomplishments. The Hotel Halbrook is a state-owned historic site and is listed in the National Register of Historic Places.

Open Monday - Friday, 10am - 5pm, Saturday: 10am - 4pm.

For more information, contact the Museum at 615-446-0500, by mail at Clement Railroad Hotel Museum, 100 Frank Clement Place, Dickson, TN 37055, or by email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .halbrook

Cumberland Furnace Historical Village

"1st Industrial Community." Over 22 historical buildings! Don't miss the village built around the iron furnace that supplied the army with cannon balls, gun powder and whiskey during the civil war. Follow the Cumberland Furnace brochure for a guided tour of the historic buildings.

PO Box 242, Cumberland Furnace, TN 37051‚ (615) 456-4869, Judy Dawson

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1800's Grist Mill - The 1800's double stone Grist Mill offers tours, camping, interpreters, and demonstrations. The historical site on Parkers Creek has a 4,000 sq. ft. banquet facility and catering service perfect for church and family reunions, weddings and receptions. (Equip with heating, air and handicap availability) ‚ 399 Old Spencer Mill Road, Burns ‚ (615) 412-5169, reservation only, group rates by appointment. [www.oldspencermill.com]

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@ The Renaissance Center

Classes Begin Fall 2014

Visit www.fhu.edu/dickson for more information. 

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We're closer than you think! (about 35 minutes from downtown Nashville / just 15 minutes from Bellevue!) Map & directions.

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855 Highway 46 South
Dickson, TN 37055

Tel: (615)740-5600
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