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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