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Brentwood

Within walking distance of Historic Forge Seat is the 170 acre Crockett Park named after Samuel Crockett's son Andrew.  The park features miles of tranquil biking/walking trails, seven lit tennis courts, eleven multi-purpose fields, a disc golf course, a community playground, picnic shelters and the Eddy Arnold amphitheater which hosts free summer concerts and  Brentwood's yearly Fourth of July Fireworks display visible from the front lawn of Forge Seat.  Crockett Park also has an indoor arena used for socceer, lacrosse and flag football.

Two miles south on Wilson Pike you will find Marcella Vivrette  Smith Park highlighting The 1825 Ravenswood Mansion - a venue for weddings, receptions and other gatherings. Nearby off Moore's Lane, The Boiling Springs site is a Pre-American history Native American archaeological site dating back to 1050-1475 AD.

Also not to be missed after exploring Brentwood's rich history is the upscale shopping, trendy boutiques, specialty stores and expansive local food scene found at the Hill Center Brentwood. 

Franklin

Travel 6 miles to visit the city of Franklin - a quintessential historic southern town  with over 200 restaurants, art galleries, antique shops and local boutiques. 

Downtown Franklin's Main Street is known for its annual festivals and parades including Dicken's of a Christmas. 

The City of Franklin played a major role in the American Civil War and you will find Civil War monuments throughout the town. Historic sites to visit include The Carter House, the Battle of Franklin site and The Carnton Plantation offering guided tours daily.

Nashville

We are located a short 15 miles from the Nashville International Airport, Vanderbilt University and the nightlife of downtown Nashville.  The Country Music Hall of Fame and historic Ryman Auditorium are downtown, as is the District, featuring honky-tonks with live music and the Johnny Cash Museum.  Legendary country music venues include the Bluebird Cafe and the Grand Ole Opry House which is the home of the famous Grand Ole Opry stage and radio show.  

Historic sites to visit in Nashville include President Andrew Jackson's home The Hermitage, The Belle Meade Historic Site, Belmont Mansion and Cheekwood - a 55 acre botanical garden  and historic estate featuring art galleries and seasonal festivals.

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