With its mission to promote participation in the preservation of Tennessee’s rich historic, cultural, architectural and archeological heritage through restoration, education, advocacy and statewide cooperation, the Association of the Preservation of Tennessee Antiquities is the oldest statewide nonprofit historic preservation organization in the State of Tennessee and the fourth oldest in the nation. Since 1951, APTA has been preserving and maintaining historic sites that play an important role in Tennessee’s rich cultural heritage. APTA sites include: Belle Meade Plantation, Nashville The Athenaeum Rectory, Columbia Buchanan Log House, Nashville Crockett Tavern Museum, Morristown Glenmore Mansion, Jefferson City Ramsey House Plantation, Knoxville Holy Innocents Cemetery, Arlington Rachel H. K. Burrow Museum, Arlington Historic Post Office, Arlington Blacksmith Shop Site, Arlington The Pillars, Bolivar The Little Courthouse, Bolivar Lee House, Memphis Woodruff-Fontaine House, Memphis
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