Town of Historic Granville, Tennessee

Town of
Historic Granville, Tennessee

Granville Museum
169 Clover Street • Granville, TN 38564
Come see why people from all over the south visit the Sutton General Store, Granville Museum, Antique Car Museum, Sutton House,
and antique shops! On the waterfront just an hour outside Nashville — Historic Granville, TN — a place you’ll want to call home.
OPEN Wed - Fri 10AM-3PM, Sat 10AM-5PM


Latest News

 Sutton Ole Time Music Hour Winterfest

 opens on January 7th with John Tomlin & Company

 Sutton General Store, Granville Sutton Ole Time Music Hour

 will be having Bluegrass Winterfest during the months of

 January and February each Saturday night.

The bluegrass dinner show will be having special bands perform during this special time leading up to the 9th
Anniversary of the show on April 8, 2017. Bluegrass Winterfest is a special time during the winter months
When Sutton Ole Time Music Hour brings the best bluegrass music in Middle Tennessee to the Corner Stage
at the 1880 Sutton General Store. The unique country store has just been Recognized by
Country Living Magazine as one of the 13th Most Charming General Stores in America.

The bluegrass dinner show which began April 1, 2008 has now recorded some 450 live performances
and is now heard around the world each week.

The bands to perform for Bluegrass Winterfest are as follows:

January 7th John Tomlin & Company,
January 14th- Michael Feagan & Fiddlegrass Band,
January 21st Muddy Water Bluegrass Band,
January 28th Valley Grass Express,

February 4 Davenport Brothers,
February 11 Bluegrass Solutions,
February 18 Andy Todd & Friends
February 25 Travis Alltop & Friends.

The dinner show serves a great southern family Style dinner and reservations are required by calling 931-653-4151.

The weekly bluegrass show is sponsored by Anderson Upper Cumberland Funeral Home,
Gainesboro, Rockie Williams Premier Dodge, Chrsyler, Jeep, South Carthage Sav-Way,
Advanced Propane, Inc., Wilson Bank & Trust, D. T. McCall & Sons, Cumberland Auto Center,
Cookeville, Tennessee Arts Commission, Tennessee Department of Tourism, and UCEMC

For more information on Historic Granville visit
The Granville Christmas Parade on December 10th entitled A 1930’s Christmas to
Remember was the largest ever with a great support from community and surrounding
areas. The following pictures:

                   (1). Grand Marshal Davis Nolan               (2). Harvey Lucy- Granville Veteran of the Year

 (3). Granville Community Club Float      (4). Granville Community Club Float

                             (5). Wilson Bank & Trust Float                 (6). Mayberry Police Car with Aunt Bee riding in car

                        (7). 1930’s Automobiles leading parade to emphasis theme A 1930’s Christmas to Remember


(8). 1930’s Automobiles                                  (9). 1930’s Automobiles
Winners of the 2016 Granville Quilt Festival are listed below.   The Club, Group, or Guild Winner was the Upper Cumberland Quilt Festival Board with 102 entries.  Thank you to everyone who entered items this year!

Granville Quilt Show 2016 Winners List
2016 Granville Country Christmas schedule of events1399 page 001 1


People of the Upper Cumberland: Achievements and Contradictions, edited by Tennessee Tech professors Michael Birdwell and Calvin Dickinson, will be featured in a lecture by Dickinson and Dr. Opless Walker at noon on October 1 during the Fall Festival in Granville.  The event will be in the museum at Granville.  Copies of the book will be sold at the event, and will be autographed by the authors.  The book won the Tennessee History Book Award for 2015, given annually by the Tennessee Library Association and the Tennessee Historical Commission.

Dr. Walker’s essay in the book, “Folk Medicine,” and his lecture in Granville, deal with the historic home medicine remedies of the Upper Cumberland Region. He discovered that these remedies were often successful, and some of the unsuccessful ones were actually humorous.  Historic folk medicine has provided the basis for some modern remedies and medical techniques.  Dr. Walker, the former chief pharmacologist at Cookeville Regional Medical Center, has long researched folk medicine and has explored the fascinating history of this practice.

Other essays in the book, which will be introduced by Dr. Dickinson, include a number of interesting and important people of the region, as well as important places in the Upper Cumberland. “American Indians in the Upper Cumberland” by Randy Williams, “Life and Leisure on the Cumberland River” by Mike Allen, “Early Careers of Cornell Hull and John Gore” by Mark Dudney, “The Legend of Champ Ferguson” by Troy Smith, “Upper Cumberland Moonshine” by Michael Birdwell, and nine other essays provide an interesting story of life in the Upper Cumberland region.

The lecture is free and the public is invited to the Granville Museum on October 1 at noon.


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