Canaan African Methodist Episcopal Church and Community

Address: 3046 Ashwood Rd Columbia, TN 38401 Phone: (931) 379-3566
View on map
#

Located at the corners of the Zion lands and Polk plantations, this area became a natural settlement for former slaves. For 100 years after the end of the Civil War, the Canaan Community was a vibrant, crowded, African-American neighborhood. The old Canaan School House, restored by the community, is a testament to that period. Also notice the historic cemetery.


view the e-guide and learn more

Tennessee Vacation eGuide
The 2014 eGuide gives you instant access to Tennessee’s irresistible attractions and destinations. Peruse venues online, then put in your order to get a free guide delivered to your doorstep.

View on map
#

City: Columbia, TN
Subregion: Middle Tennessee




Discover Tennessee Trails & Byways
Three statewide and 16 regional trails run through your favorite Tennessee destinations. The best part is you can decide when and where you want to travel. Discover more »

Old Tennessee
The Old Tennessee Trail is waiting for you: a scenic drive as rich in history as it is in fresh air, gently rolling hills, and down-home charm. Learn about this trail »