American history buff? 5 reasons why Greeneville, TN needs to be on your travel list  

Mini Mall Storage in Greeneville, TN

Do you completely geek out about history? Are you someone who remembers all the names and dates for every major skirmish ever fought? Do you absolutely dominate on trivia night? Mini Mall Storage sees you—and we’re here to give you five reasons to add Greeneville, Tennessee to your must-see American history travel list (if it’s not there already). Let’s go! 

Downtown Greeneville, TN
  1. Downtown Greeneville Historic District  
    Greeneville is one of Tennessee’s oldest towns, and the Greeneville Historic District is at the heart of all that history. Established in 1783, the town’s past is well-preserved in the downtown core. Enjoy a self-guided walking tour and take in the distinctive architecture, unique character, and stunning natural backdrop of this important American locale.  

General Morgan Inn
  1. General Morgan Inn & Conference Center 
    While you’re in the area soaking up all the history, why not stay at the historical General Morgan Inn? First known as the DeWoody Tavern, the luxurious and elegant General Morgan Inn is one of the town’s most iconic buildings—and the site of some key events in the town’s making. It’s also the starting point of the 90-minute “A Walk with the President” tour, taking you on a guided journey towards a deeper understanding of the area’s history and heritage.  

Andrew Johnson National Historic Site
  1. Andrew Johnson National Historic Site   
    The Andrew Johnson National Historic Site gives you a glimpse into the early life and term of the 17th president of the United States. The site contains four noteworthy stops, including the Visitor’s Centre, Early Home, Homestead, and National Cemetery. 

Dickson-Williams Mansion
  1. Dickson-Williams Mansion 
    Both the Civil War Trail and the Walk with the President Tour make a point of passing by the Dickson-Williams Mansion, which was built by Greeneville’s first postmaster. After the Williams family, the historic home served as an inn that welcomed prestigious guests such as Frances Hodgsen Burnett, David Crockett, and James Polk, among many other important figures. 

Greene County History Museum
  1. Greeneville Greene County History Museum  
    Housing a nationally recognized collection of state and local history, the Greeneville Greene County History Museum is worth checking out. With 13 galleries and several walk-through exhibits, you’ll be transported back in time as you learn more about the area’s history.  

If you’re up for a short drive, the Davy Crockett Birthplace State Park is right next door in the nearby town of Limestone, TN. The park is a lush expanse of natural beauty and features a replica of Davy Crockett’s childhood home. There is also a Visitor’s Center and Museum you can take in.  

Self Storage in Greeneville, TN

Whether you’re in the area for a short visit or are planning a permanent move to Greeneville, TN, Mini Mall Storage has you covered. Our climate controlled storage, range of unit sizes, advanced security features, and friendly staff make us the go-to solution for all your self-storage needs. Reserve your storage unit in Greeneville, TN online in a few clicks, or reach out to us today at (423) 380-1030.  

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