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Historic Stonewall

Historic Stonewall



Historic Stonewall

Sitting on East Main Street in historic Gallatin, Tennessee, Stonewall is the perfect setting for your Tennessee event. With history dating back to the 1830s, this Sumner County staple is sure to give you a lasting memory of your special day!

  • 1831 – Built for Dr. Levi Dana Ring, superintendent of Transmontania Academy (on land he purchased from General/Governor William Hall)
  • 1833 – Ring sold the house to an unknown party
  • 1839 – Bowling Embry (founder of Franklin College in Donelson in 1844—where David Lipscomb was educated) purchased the house
  • 1840s – Became the home of the Rev. William Hume of the Presbyterian Church (after whom Hume Avenue was named)
  • 1874–1878 – The house served as the boys’ dormitory for Neophogen College
  • 1905 – The house was purchased by Ernest B. House and it became his family home for 50 years
  • 1970s – The house was purchased by John B. Garrott, founder of the Sumner County Museum. Mr. Garrott is the one who coined the name Stonewall.  The Shop on the property was built in the 1920s and was the County Garage. The Historic Carriage House was also built in the 1920s and is also on the property. All three properties were donated to the Museum by Mr. Garrott in 2015.
  • 2015 – Stonewall becomes a rentable event venue for the community (hosting weddings, meetings, concerts, festivals, bridal showers, and more)
  • 2022 – Stonewall will open as an Airbnb, rentable by the community for an overnight stay

Source: Sumner County Museum.


Historic Stonewall

332 E Main St, Gallatin, TN 37066


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