Welcome to Historic Rock Castle!

Welcome to the world of the 18th century viewed through the life of General Daniel Smith, surveyor, Revolutionary War hero, U.S. Senator, Indian Negotiator and original owner and builder of his family home: Historic Rock Castle!

Located on scenic Old Hickory Lake this 18 acre historic property offers much to explore. Join us for a tour of the Smith family home, experience the aromas of the herb garden, wander through the wooded nature trail, browse the Gift Shop and Visitor’s Center or enjoy a lakeside stroll.

We look forward to seeing you!


March 2014 Women's Exhibit


Join us this month as we celebrate the lives of the Women of Rock Castle! Learn more about these amazing women from our online exhibit:


Or come visit us on one of our Living History Days on March 1st, 15, or 29th and meet the Women of Rock Castle! Check out our Events Calendar for more information!

Don't miss this opportunity to hear about Rock Castle's Feminine Side!





Blog & News


Wednesday, April 9, 2014

ADVENTURES OF POLLY DOLLY: The Master Bedroom & Study

Wednesday, April 9, 2014