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Henry Horton Park to host historical tours

Posted on Monday, September 15, 2014 at 4:05 pm

Henry Horton State Park will host two historical tours in the upcoming months. Middle Tennessee is home to great historical attractions and Henry Horton’s tours will give visitors the opportunity to experience what the area has to offer, while staying at a beautiful state park.

 

The first tour, the Homes and Spirits Tour, will be held Oct. 23-25. The tour will include a bus ride to visit Traveller’s Rest for their historic Halloween event, the Jack Daniels Distillery, the historic Polk House and the Athenaeum for their Ghostly Dinner. Guests will stay overnight at the park’s Inn, with most meals being served at the Governor’s Table Restaurant inside the park. The cost is $277.84 per person, which includes a room, event costs and most meals.

 

A Civil War Christmas Tour will be held Dec. 5-7. The tour will include a bus ride to visit the historic Carnton Plantation, the Franklin Candlelight Tour, the Athenaeum, the Maury County Christmas Tour and the Stones River Battlefield for the 150th anniversary of the Battle of the Cedars. Guests will stay at the park Inn, with most meals being served at the Governor’s Table Restaurant inside the park. The cost is $292.65 per person, which includes a room, event costs and most meals.

 

For more information, or to register, contact Ryan Jenkins at Ryan.Jenkins@tn.gov or 931-364-7724.

 

Henry Horton is a 1,532-acre state park with four hiking trails, featuring an abundance of wildlife such as wild turkey, deer and many kinds of wildflowers. The park offers hours of family enjoyment whether it’s swimming, fishing along the Duck River, playing volleyball or basketball or just having a picnic.  Henry Horton State Park also is well known for its championship 18-hole golf course, inn and cabins, campgrounds and trap and skeet range. For more information about the park, please call the park office at (931) 364-2222 or visit http://tnstateparks.com/parks/about/henry-horton.

 

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