Rutherford, Tennessee: Davy Crockett Cabin, Mom's Grave

Replica cabin assembled from pieces of Crockett's last cabin before he went to the Alamo and died. His mom's tombstone is outside, next to the picnic tables.

Davy Crockett Cabin Museum

Address:
21219 N. Trenton St., Rutherford, TN
Directions:
Davy Crockett Cabin Museum. On the north side of a small town, on the west side of TN-5/N. Trenton St., just north of the school and south of the water tower.
Hours:
Tours by appt only. (Call to verify) Local health policies may affect hours and access.
Phone:
731-665-7166
Admission:
$5 to tour cabin.
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Davy Crockett Cabin Museum.

Davy Crockett Cabin Museum

A replica cabin has been assembled with timbers from Crockett's actual cabin homestead. His mother is buried on the site. Rutherford was Crockett's last home before traveling to the Alamo, where he died.

We did not visit the inside of the museum; it's only open by appointment. There are several tables around that make it a great spot for a picnic.

[Daniel Hillis, 07/25/2020]

The cabin is decorated the way Davy would have liked, with ample animal heads and pelts. Mom's tombstone is just outside, next to the parking lot and picnic tables.


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