Historic Granville “ Tennessee’s Mayberry Town” is pleased to announce the program theme for 2021. “Contributions of Women” features women of Jackson County, Granville, and Mayberry along with more recognizable national and regional ladies. Learn about the contributions of Jackson County's Aunt Polly, Granville’s Minnie Ada Holliman, ladies of Mayberry, and identified First Ladies of the United States on April 10th Genealogy Festival-Mayberry Lucy Day. On March 17th the Sutton Homestead historic home will re-open with new decorations and special exhibits with the "Contributions of Women" theme. The Williamson Cabin will feature "Life of Pioneer Women" and the Antique Car Museum will focus on "History of Ladies & Automobiles".
The Granville Museum opened on January 13th with ten on-going temporary exhibits housed in the Exhibition Room showcasing "Contributions of Women." These vignettes include an early hand-cranked sewing machine and ruffle, beautifully creative hand work, early American glassware collected from peanut butter containers, handmade baskets, seed pictures from the 1970’s, early appliances, Rosie the Riveter and more.
The Granville Museum is open Wednesday- Friday 12:00 to 3:00 p.m. and Saturday 12:00 to 5:00 p.m. Your Granville Winter Tour also includes Mayberry - I Love Lucy Museum, Whistle Stop Saloon & Daniel Ice Cream Parlor Museum, Post Office & Barber Shop Museum, Farm to Table Museum, Clemons Antique Car Museum and all the shops of Granville are open as well. Don’t miss the opportunity to view these unique items.
Sutton Ole Time Music Hour Bluegrass Dinner Shop will begin Bluegrass Winterfest & Bluegrass for Kids on February 6th. Tickets may be purchased on the website or by calling 931-653-4151.
Photo: Brenda Curtis, Manager of Historic Granville, stands in front of Antique Quilt made by her husbands grandmother and other antique quilt items.