COVID-19 Update

At this time, information found on this website may not be up-to-date. Due to precautions taken to prevent the spread of COVID-19, many festivals and events in Sumner County have been postponed or cancelled. Additionally, attractions, restaurants, retailers, and other businesses in Sumner County have made accommodations to protect the health and well-being of patrons; questions about service and hours of operation should be made directly to individual attractions, restaurants, retailers, and businesses.


Bridal House

Built by Moore Cotton in 1819 for his daughter Elizabeth as a wedding gift, the Bridal House remains as the only log building associated with the Cotton family of whom Cottontown was named for. The house, with its large hewn poplar logs, illustrates the life of a working class family in the early 1800s.

Tour Availability: Free tours are given the first Saturday of each month April – December from 10am – 3pm. Call to schedule all other tours.

Special Events at the Bridal House:
Historic Sites Kickoff
– 1st Saturday in April
Bicentennial Celebration – Saturday, June 8, 2019
Christmas Open House – 1st Saturday in December

Address: 2315 Highway 25 W, Cottontown, TN 37048
Phone: (615) 461-0819