Robertson County is the heart of a thriving agricultural
region, where you’ll ;nd the Sumner Crest Winery in Portland and the Chateau Ross Winery in Spring;eld. And for a
complete immersion into the farming heritage, check out the
festivities at the 47th Anniversary ;reshing Show on July 15
in the town of Adams, which is also home to “haunted ghost”
tours at Bell Witch Caves and is a starting point for Red River
Downtown Spring;eld o;ers a number of notable sites,
including its 1879 courthouse, restored Victorian mansions,
and historic churches, as well as museums and antique shops.
Or spend a leisurely day in the friendly town of Greenbrier,
where you can visit the Greenbrier Pharmacy & Fountain for
co;ee and a slice of homemade pie or pick up a box lunch for
a picnic in the community park.
In Sumner County, you’ll ;nd more than a dozen live music
venues in an area that’s proud of its music heritage and pays
homage to a pair of all-time greats at the Johnny Cash/June
Carter Cash memorial in Hendersonville. ;ere are family-friendly fairs and festivals throughout the year, and Sumner
County is a leader in “agritourism,” which promotes visits to
local farms, orchards, and nurseries, including Madison Creek
Farms. ;e towns of Gallatin and Hendersonville host weekly
seasonal farmer’s markets, and the Long Hollow and Sumner
Crest wineries welcome samplers.
Bledsoe Creek State Park has six miles of hiking trails or
you can take a pontoon boat cruise on Old Hickory Lake.
;ere are more than 20 historic sites and antebellum homes
located throughout the county, while downtown Gallatin
is a lively place to dine, shop, or enjoy the “3rd ;ursday on
Main” free summer concert series. ;e town’s signature Main
Street Festival featuring local cra;smen, entertainers, and food
vendors will be held this year on October 1.
sumner county farmer’s market
gallatin’s main street festival