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Mansker's Station Frontier Life Center

. Description:  Mansker's Fort of 1779 and Bowen Plantation house of 1790's.  The fort is 1/3 the size of the original, because not all the cabins inside were reconstructed.  Costumed interpreters and craftspeople are available
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How to find: 
Address:
705 Caldwell Drive
PO Box 1779
Moss-Wright Park
Goodlettsville TN 37072

Parent Organization:
City of Goodlettsville
Contacts
Phone 615 859-3678
e-mail mailto:bfreudenthal@cityofgoodlettsville.org
URL(s)
City of Goodlettsville
http://www.cityofgoodlettsville.org/historic
 Sumner County Tourism
   http://www.sumnercountytourism.com/ContentPage.aspx?WebPageId=3243&GroupId=-1
Hours:
Dates Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat
last tour at 4     9 -4 9 -4 9 -4 9 -4 9 -4
Season Open Dec 21, open weekends during encampments
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Admission:
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As of MAR 2008, unable to update season  6-12 $4    $6 62+ $5  call
Special Fees:  AAA discounts, Season Pass $20 adult, $15 Senior(60+), Family $50
Additional Group Info:
Special Tours & Pricing: 
includes Bowen Plantation House tour
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On Site Features:
What kind of visit you can have: Log Fort reconstructed to 1/3 original size, daily living history presentations, adjacent Bowen Plantation House.  Small staff demonstrates everyday skills in housekeeping, hunting, cooking
Big Events: Colonial Fair (May), Independence Day Encampment (Jul), October Encampment (Oct) Suggested Stay: 1 hour
Period 1779 Type of Site Fort, house
Buildings: Log stockade, plantation house, blockhouses, tavern, other log structures inside stockade
Interpreters: costumed, in Plantation House & tavern Craftspeople: blacksmith, spinner/weaver, tanner
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Nearby Attractions:

Historical

Description

Contact

Address

Museum of Beverage Containers Specialty Museum
Ridgetop Historical Society  History Related Organization
Rock Castle  Tourist Attraction
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Nearby Places to Stay:

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Camping/RV  
Holiday Nashville Travel Park 2572 Music Valley Dr
Nashville TN  37214
 

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Crocker Springs 2382 Crocker Springs Road
Goodlettsville TN 37072
615 876-8502
Morning Star B&B 460 Jones Lane
Hendersonville TN 37075
615 264-2614
Spring Haven B&B 545 East Main Street
Hendersonville TN 37075
615 826-1825
B&B Hillsboro 1933 20th Avenue South
Nashville TN 37212
615 292-5501
Commodore Inn & Guest 1614 19th Avenue South
Nashville TN 37212
615 269-3850
Daisy Hill B&B 2816 Blair Boulevard
Nashville TN 37212
615 297-9795
Four Walls B&B 1804 Blair Boulevard
Nashville TN 37212
615 292-7162
Hancock House B&B 2144 Nashville Pike
Gallatin TN 37066
615 452-8431
Linden Manor B&B 1501 Linden Avenue
Nashville TN 37212
615 298-2701
Birdsong Lodge 1306 Highway 49 E
Ashland City TN 37015
615 792-1767
Hotel/Motel   Click Here For Bookings in Goodlettsville
Comfort Suites Goodlettsville 621 Rivergate Parkway
Goodlettsville TN 37072
 
Econo Lodge Rivergate 320 Long Hollow Pike
Goodlettsville TN 37072
615 859-4988
Hampton Inn 202 Northgate Drive
Goodlettsville TN 37072
615 851-2828
Days Inn - Goodlettsville 909 Conference Drive
Goodlettsville TN 37072
 
Main Street Inn 313 South Main Street
Goodlettsville TN 37072
615 859-7478
Motel 6 323 Cartwright Street
Goodlettsville TN 37072
615 859-9674
Red Roof Inn Nashville North 110 Northgate Drive
Goodlettsville TN 37072
 
Rest Haven Motel 315 South Main Street
Goodlettsville TN 37072
615 859-1429
Best Western Fairwinds Inn 100 Northcreek Boulevard
Goodlettsville TN 37072
 
Super 8 Motel 622 Two Mile Parkway
Goodlettsville TN 37072
615 859-2861
Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites GOODLETTSVILLE, Rodeway Inn Goodlettsville, Quality Inn Goodlettsville
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