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Athenaeum Rectory

808 Athenaeum St., Columbia, TN 38401
+1 931-381-4822
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Small piece of history

The Athenaeum is a wonderful place to view interesting history of Maury County. The ladies are so... read more

Reviewed 22 March 2017
janer0driguez
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Columbia, South Carolina
Informative

We enjoyed the private tour we received. It was fascinating to learn about the history of the... read more

Reviewed 26 July 2016
Teresa D
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London
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22 Mar 2017
“Small piece of history”
26 Jul 2016
“Informative”
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808 Athenaeum St., Columbia, TN 38401
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Reviewed 22 March 2017

The Athenaeum is a wonderful place to view interesting history of Maury County. The ladies are so friendly and make the information truly interesting!

Thank janer0driguez
Reviewed 26 July 2016

We enjoyed the private tour we received. It was fascinating to learn about the history of the house and the owners. That house has seen many changes in the area it sits in. Colored glass windows were pretty.

Thank Teresa D
Reviewed 8 February 2016

Beautiful place to visit. There is so much history here. It used to be a girls school. My brother had his 1st wedding here.

Thank DAWN J
Reviewed 11 November 2015

I spend a lot of time visiting historic homes. This is one of the most unusual, I have seen. It is built in the Moorish Revival style, circa 1835. The floor plan is in a simple "H" form. In the dining room, which is the...More

1  Thank tomas417
Reviewed 13 August 2015

I found this to be an interesting visit. To see a slice if history revealed. The daily life of the time period and the history surrounding the Athenaeum takes one back to that time period. This example of Southern charm and grace does need a...More

Thank Richard R
Reviewed 15 September 2013

Once proud purveyor of Southern Charm now needs assistance. Neglect and decay must stop soon before she declines further.

2  Thank 17thky
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