Town of
Historic Granville, Tennessee

Granville Museum
169 Clover Street • Granville, TN 38564

Come see why people from all over the south visit the 1880's Sutton General Store, Granville Museum,
Sutton Homestead,
Pioneer Village, and Antique Car Museum.
Granville is located on the waterfront of Cordell Hull Lake just an hour outside Nashville.

Historic Granville, TN — Tennessee's Mayberry Town.

Open Wed - Friday 10 am - 3 pm, Sat 10 am - 5 pm
Sutton Homestead Open Wed - Friday 12 - 3 pm, Sat 12 - 5:00 pm


Wine Festival 2016
The Upper Cumberland Wine Trail held their first Wine Festival on April 9th at Historic Granville
In conjunction with their Grand Opening of the 1930’s in Granville.  The event was a huge success
and exceeded all expectations.  Eight wineries of the Upper Cumberland participated and plans
are underway for the second festival next year.  Historic Granville's next festival will be Cornbread
& Moonshine Bash on May 7th in conjunction with the outdoor musical dinner play Journey to the
Promised Land on May 6th and & 7th.  For more information call 931-653-4151 or

Sutton Ole Time Music Hour, The Granville Museum and Sam Stout are truly Honored to announce
that 650 WSM will be airing our radio show.

"We are honored to have the Sutton Ole Time Music Hour join the broadcast line up on 650 AM WSM
and," said Chris Kulick, WSM General Manager. "I know that our listeners will embrace
and look forward to the fine ole time and bluegrass music that they broadcast each week. The program
will air every Saturday night immediately following the Midnight Jamboree on 650 AM WSM and

Sutton Ole Time Music Hour on April 9, 2016 will celebrate its eighth anniversary. Our show
is recorded for syndication in front of a live audience from the T.B. Sutton General Store (1880) in
Historic Granville, TN.

Host and creator Sam Stout brings our guest and listeners the best in Bluegrass and ole time music.
“Sam’s approach and the quality of the entertainment and musicianship is cutting edge by anyone’s
standards” Said Chris Joslin, Executive Director of the International Bluegrass Music 
We presently we have listeners in all 50 states and 153 countries around the world that tune-in our every
day of the week.

The Timberloft Lakeside in Historic Granville, Tennessee announce opening day April 1, 2016

The second season looks to be an exciting time at the Granville Marina.
Lakeside owners Kevin & Donna Jones return with rave reviews from their guests.




"We came up river for a the day with some friends. Food was awesome! We have boats docked in Gallatin TN. This was the best food on the river so far!"

Picture Caption:  Ann Fife weaves on the Rocker Beater Loom at Historic Granville Weave Shop

Historic Granville will have the official Grand Opening of Remembering the 1930’s on April 9th with a full day of old time craftsmen demonstrating in the Pioneer Village at Sutton Homestead.  Stories of the 1930’s will be told by craftsmen as they operate the Eller Grist Mill grinding cornmeal and grits for sale, basket weaver weaves baskets of the 1930’s, broom maker makes brooms, blacksmith operates the Sutton Blacksmith Shop, gourd craftsmen paints gourds of yesteryear, operating spinning wheel, cheese maker demonstrates and other craftsmen of yesteryear will be demonstrating.  This will be done in conjunction with a Antique Car Show up to 1940’s model automobiles that will be displayed in the Pioneer Village, Wine Festival with eight wineries of the Upper Cumberland conducting a wine tasting and selling wine, Genealogy Festival featuring Genealogy Speakers at the Granville United Methodist Church and Genealogy Booths at Granville Museum. 

Granville is currently featuring Remembering the 1930’s and you will be able to tour the Sutton Homestead with a guided tour entitled 1930’s in Granville: A Time of Challenges.  The Antique Car Museum is currently featuring Automobiles of the 1930’s and Granville Museum is currently featuring special exhibit on Memories of the 1930’s.  On April 9th great food will be served by Sutton General Store, and great shopping at Granville shops and craftsmen will have booths as well. 

This will also be the 8th Anniversary of Sutton Ole Time Music hour and a special Bluegrass Dinner Show will occur at 6:00 p.m. featuring Valley Grass. Dinner will be served by reservation at 5:00 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. by calling 931-653-4151.  The show is taped each Saturday night for 44 radio stations and is now going to be aired on WSM Radio each Saturday night immediately following the Midnight
Jamboree on 650 AM WSM and 

Historic Granville is open Wednesday thru Friday from 12:00 to 3:00 p.m. with Sutton General Store opening at 10:00 a.m. serving lunch.  On Saturday Historic Granville is open from 12:00 to 5:00 p.m.
wWeaverith Sutton General Store open 10:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.  For more information call 931-653-4151 or 


Pictured left to right front row are the following who received special award recognition:

Minnie Clemons Scarecrow Festival Above & Beyond Award, Patsy Yates Outstanding Long Time Volunteer Award, Brenda Denney 2017 Christmas Decorating Award, Bill Green First Place Award Granville Christmas Parade, Dara & Louis Kell 2017 Homestead New Volunteer Award, David Poarch Scarecrow Festival Above & Beyond Award, Christy Trott Scarecrow Festival Above & Beyond Award.  Not pictured are Nanc Stigler  Scarecrow Festival Above & Beyond Award, Lisa Huff Sutton Store New Volunteer Award,and Marie Neeley Outstanding Volunteer Award.

Granville Museum Historic Granville recently had their 2017 Volunteer Christmas Party to honor all their 185 volunteers that give their time to operate the Granville Museum, Sutton General Store, Sutton Ole Time Music Hour, 1880 Sutton Historic Home, Pioneer Village and Antique Car Museum.  The volunteer group began in 1999 with the Granville Museum and Historic Granville has grown due to the dedication of the family of volunteers that operate Historic Granville. Granville is currently doing a new volunteer campaign for new volunteers for 2018. Each volunteer volunteers once a month and anyone interested my contact Brenda Curtis or Randall Clemons at 1-931-653-4151.



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