Pulaski, Tennessee: Sam Davis Museum, Hanging Site

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Address:
134 S. Sam Davis Ave., Pulaski, TN
Directions:
On the west side of S. Sam Davis Ave. at its intersection with Highland St. The museum is only open three hours per month, but if you call ahead you can make an appointment to visit.
Hours:
3rd Su of the month 1-4, or by appt. (Call to verify) Local health policies may affect hours and access.
Phone:
931-363-2720
Admission:
Donation
RA Rates:
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Sam Davis Memorial Museum.

Sam Davis Museum, Hanging Site

The small Sam Davis Museum contains mementoes of the Boy Hero of the Confederacy, including his execution shackles and a rock that marks the spot where he was hanged.

Roadsideamerica.com Report... [11/25/2012]
Pulaski, Tennessee - It Pays To Ask Around (or: Hanging Tough on Hanging Rock)
Sam Davis Museum: We'd heard there was an engraved rock that marked the spot where Sam Davis, "Boy Hero of the Confederacy," had been hanged by merciless Yankees. But when we drove to the spot in town, no rock. [10/15/2012] Complete Story...

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