Don't let Arlington's modern appearance fool you, this is a town steeped in rich history. Formerly home to Memphis destination of the Ohio-Memphis railroad, Arlington boasts a vibrant heritage. It was in the aftermath of the Civil War that Arlington's streets began to take shape, and you can still see many of the businesses, homes and restaurants that took root ages ago. Explore Arlington's rich history with a visit to one of the five preserved properties protected by The Preservation of the Tennessee Antiquities. These buildings include the Old Post Office, the Rachel H. K. Burrow Museum, a log cabin, a working blacksmith shop and the Holy Innocence Cemetery.