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Trousdale Place

About Trousdale Place

This home of former Tennessee Governor William Trousdale (1849-1851) was built around 1813 in the heart of Gallatin as a city house. Governor Trousdale was a veteran of the War of 1812, Creek War, Seminole War, and the Mexican-American War, for which he was nicknamed the “War Horse of Sumner County.” He served as governor of Tennessee from 1849-1851. The house contains original Trousdale furniture and a small library.

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The grounds of Trousdale Place are open year-round; guided tours of Trousdale Place can be arranged by appointment only. Call in advance to make appointments or to book a group tour. Check Trousdale Place’s website for upcoming public open house events.