About Rippavilla

Come one, come all to Historic Rippavilla, the stately, 160+ year old home of  Nathaniel F. Cheairs IV. and Susan McKissack Cheairs.

 

Located in the heart of Spring Hill, Tennessee – just minutes from historic Franklin and downtown Nashville– Rippavilla features a stunning and fully restored 1855 Greek Revival styled mansion, complete with original Cheairs family antiques, heirlooms and Civil War artifacts. 

 

The grounds, which span 98 acres in Maury County, encompass the family and slave cemeteries, Freeman's Bureau school house, slave quarters, and the Battlefield of Spring Hill (precursor to the famous Battle of Franklin). 

 

Rippavilla Plantation is open daily for guided tours, field trips, family outings, and occasional community events.

 

The extraordinary home, which is listed on the U.S. National

Register of Historic Places, is also the ideal setting for 

weddings, receptions and other private functions. 

Rippavilla is owned and maintained by the City of Spring Hill.  

city of Spring Hill logo.png

TOUR HOURS

Monday--Saturday: 10am- 3:30pm

Closed Sunday

Tours begin on the hour and half-hour.

 

CONTACT US

Rippavilla Plantation 

5700 Main Street

P.O. Box 1169

Spring Hill, TN 37174

director@rippavilla.org

931-486-9037

WEDDINGS & RENTALS

Weddings at Rippavilla

weddings@rippavilla.org 

931-489-1073 

  • Youtube
  • Facebook
  • Pinterest
  • Instagram

FOLLOW US