Discover Historic Rock Castle
Come explore Rock Castle State Historic Site and discover the 18th century home of General Daniel Smith, the man who named the state of Tennessee. This frontier home is a Tennessee state owned treasure which sits on 18 scenic acres beside Old Hickory Lake in Hendersonville and serves our community and visitors.
Visit Rock Castle and enjoy a guided tour of the interior of Sumner County’s most famous landmark, shop our giftshop, plan your wedding or corporate event, stroll our grounds and gardens, or simply relax by the lake. Looking for something fun to do with your family? Register for one of our hands-on classes, summer camp, or one of our many events.
You'll always find something to do at Sumner County's ONLY State Historic Site.
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