Welcome to Historic Rock Castle!

Welcome to the world of the 18th century viewed through the life of General Daniel Smith, surveyor, Revolutionary War hero, U.S. Senator, Indian Negotiator and original owner and builder of his family home: Historic Rock Castle!

Located on scenic Old Hickory Lake this 18 acre historic property offers much to explore. Join us for a tour of the Smith family home, experience the aromas of the herb garden, wander through the wooded nature trail, browse the Gift Shop and Visitor’s Center or enjoy a lakeside stroll.

We look forward to seeing you!




Blog & News

Things I never thought I'd be doing working at a museum...

Thursday, June 26, 2014

Sometime, you've just got to improvise.

Rocking With Our Staff: Volunteer, Clayre Alderson!

Sunday, June 15, 2014

Meet Clayre Alderson, one of our awesome new volunteers! We're so excited for you to learn a little more about Clayre through our brief interview with her and see what she's been up to here at the Castle!