White hall was built for Dr. Aaron White in 1844. During the American Civil War, White Hall was the headquarters of Confederate General Earl Van Dorm in 1863. It was here Jessie Peters came to visit the General and caused the White family much distress because of her indiscreet behavior.
The Court House in Columbia is an impressive building in the town square.
After a delicious lunch at the Market Cafe, we took a stroll around the town square.
A town with a book store qualifies as a great town.
A fun sign and fun shop.
The train depot, a beautiful building in need of restoration.
Maury County is called the antebellum homes capitol of Tennessee.
Built circa 1817 by Samuel Polk, father of the 11th President of the United States, James Knox Polk. This home was the first brick home in Columbia and is a Registered National Historical Landmark
A refreshing fountain at the rear of the Polk home offers a relaxing respite from the heat and noise.