There are no recent bookmarks.

Milky Way Farm

Milky Way Farm



Tennessee’s Chocolate Estate

Groups of all ages are welcome to enjoy a full tour of Milky Way Farm’s elegant twenty-five thousand square foot Manor House. It is also a beautiful location for weddings and other special events,

Frank Mars, the founder of Mars Candy, built Milky Way Farm in the early 1930s after the success of his delicious candy bar. It was a showplace with a 20 bedroom Manor House, 30 barns, 70 cottages, champion racehorses, prize cattle, and sheep. The stone and wood work of fine craftsmen still grace the property today. The farm has had several owners through the years that have loved and protected this historic homeplace. ​

In 2010, Charles Jones and his daughter, Lynn Golden, bought the farm and began the work of restoration. They repaired roofs and barns, and placed the front acreage in protected agricultural easement with the help of the Tennessee Land Trust. In 2018, Lynn Golden and her sister Kathryn Hanley purchased the farm and have continued the work of  protecting the historic structures and the landscape of Milky Way Farm. They want to be good stewards of this historic landmark, use the farm to honor the God who created its beauty, maintain the legacy of its founder, and re-ignite the pride and fond memories of those who have worked to make the farm a Tennessee treasure. .

Today, Milky Way Farm operates as a special event and corporate meeting facility, hosting weddings, tours, and various public and private events throughout the year. The histo

View more


  • Gallery 1 - Milky Way Farm
  • Gallery 2 - Milky Way Farm
  • Gallery 3 - Milky Way Farm
  • Gallery 4 - Milky Way Farm
  • Gallery 5 - Milky Way Farm
  • The Dining Room of the Milky Way Farm Manor House