Town of Historic Granville, Tennessee

Town of
Historic Granville, Tennessee

Granville Museum
169 Clover Street • Granville, TN 38564
Come see why people from all over the south visit the Sutton General Store, Granville Museum, Antique Car Museum, Sutton House,
and antique shops! On the waterfront just an hour outside Nashville — Historic Granville, TN — a place you’ll want to call home.

OPEN Wed - Fri 10AM-3PM, Sat 10AM-5PM

Scarecrow Festival

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Historic Granville is the home of Tennessee’s Largest Scarecrow Festival which will open on October 3rd and be open thru October 27th from 12:00 to 3:00 each day except Saturday from 12:00 to 5:00 p.m. This is the sixth annual scarecrow festival with a new feature characters of the 1950’s. 

The annual festival is unique in that it features 100 real looking scarecrows of historical characters of our nations as well as the town of Granville.  This years new features is 1950’s couples, Ricky and Lucy of I Love Lucy Show, Peanut Gang from the 1950’s, Life Styles of the 1950’s and much more.

All the historical buildings inside and out are decorated with the lifelike characters and the entire town is decorated with 350 traditional scarecrows.  The Sutton Homestead Historic Home and Pioneer Village features unique scarecrows as you step back in time.  Each visitor will receive a scarecrow

guide that leads them up main street telling the story of each scarecrow.  When you arrive at the Sutton Homestead and Pioneer Village you will receive your second guide there with your admission to the Homestead & Village.  Enjoy the many creative and diverse life-like historical characters

and traditional scarecrows as they tell stories and connect to the past. Memory Lane is a special feature for children as it tells the story of the Wizard of Oz, Bambi, Pinocchio, Dumbo and the Peanut Gang.  As you take your walk in the small rural riverboat town you will meet legends of Tennessee,

National legends and characters of the town of Granville.  Lunch is served each day at Sutton General Store, great shopping at shops of Granville, Granville Museum featuring Memories of the 1950’s & Tennessee Museum Traveling Exhibit “ I Have a Voice- Tennessee African American Music Heritage, Historic Home Decorated in the 1950’s with a I Love Lucy Traveling Exhibit, 1950’s automobiles in the antique car museum.  Granville will also be hosting Arts & Craftsmen Demonstrations each day in the Pioneer Village with different craftsmen each day as well as. Featured craftsmen will be demonstrating wood crafts, broom making, basket weaving, weaving, chair bottoming, blacksmith, native American Crafts.  Also open in October will be Morrowboro Arts & Crafts, Clover Street Ceramics, Quilt Shop and Granville Arts & Cultural Center.  Granville will also be having the Granville Fall Celebration on October 6th with a full day of Jazz, Bluegrass, Country & Gospel Music, Craftsmen Festival, Quilt Festival, Crafts, Children Events, Great Food and much more.  Visit or call 931-653-4151. 

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