Riverwood Mansion is one of Nashville's historical treasures. It has been identified as one of Nashville's most significant historic structures/sites by the Metropolitan Historical Commission. Built in the late 1790s, Riverwood is one of Nashville's oldest homes. And at 9,200 square feet, it is one of the largest. Riverwood has been referred to as one of Nashville's grandest homes. It was lavishly decorated and filled with magnificent furnishings and works of art. The home was recognized as a seat of Southern hospitality for over a century and a half and throughout the years, was the scene of lavish parties honoring many of the South's most famous and prominent figures. Family records indicate that presidents Jackson, Polk, Pierce, Johnson, Cleveland, Roosevelt, and Taft and Vice President Adlai Stevenson were personal friends with the Coopers and were entertained at Riverwood. And the Nation's first Poet Laureate, Robert Penn Warren, spent a summer at Riverwood when he was a visiting Professor at Vanderbilt. Riverwood is a house where men and women of all walks of life have been entertained. And since the house was used for entertaining throughout most of its history it is only fitting that it be used for entertaining now. As Nashville's first Historic Event House, Riverwood Mansion now hosts events for its guests and once again is the seat of southern hospitality in Nashville! Riverwood Mansion is a remarkable location for weddings in Nashville. Winner of Bride's Choice Awards and other awards, the mansion has everything a special couple requires, and then some, to make the occasion most memorable. Recognized for our excellence in service, Riverwood Mansion is unsurpassed in its attention to detail. Surrounded by the grandeur of the old south, you’ll experience the ultimate in true southern hospitality. Once you choose Riverwood, you’ll leave your worries…and stress… behind! Whether you choose one of our packages or decide on “a la carte”, you’ll get the same amenities including: * Fabulous antebellum mansion, one of middle Tennessee’s grand mansions * Beautiful decorations throughout the mansion * Eight acre ground filled with lush gardens * Nashville’s only tented pavilion * Full service planning and coordination before and during your event * Trained professional staff * Private parking on-site with parking attendants * Exceptional food and service * Linens, tables, chairs, tableware and a wide variety of rental items available on site * AND SERVICE You want this once-in-a lifetime event to be perfect, so why experience the anxiety of planning a day …when you’ve never done it before! Simply call us and leave the planning and tension behind! At Riverwood Mansion (with service beyond compare in the Nashville area) you’ll be amazed at how easy it can be!
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