Historic Clay County Courthouse – History, Arts, Theatre, Music

Historic Clay County Courthouse – History, Arts, Theatre, Music

Historic Clay County Courthouse In 2023 the Clay County Courthouse will turn 150 years old.   Since its completion in the fall of 1873, the Historic Clay County Courthouse has been the centerpiece of the county and the public square the county seat of Celina....
Rolley Hole

Rolley Hole

History The History Of The Rolley Hole Phenomenon Clay County is home to Rolley Hole, a rustic, decades-old marbles game that is also unique to a two-county area. Standing Stone State Rustic Park, where the Rolley Hole world championship is held each year, is only 10...
The Free Hill Community

The Free Hill Community

Free Hill The History Of The Free Hill Community “Community of Free Hill in Clay County, TN” Contributed by Amy Batton Free Hill (sometimes called Free Hills) is an African American community established in the Upper Cumberland before the Civil War. It is...
Historic Driving Tour

Historic Driving Tour

Historic Driving Tour Hit the High Spots From Clay County’s Past   Hermitage Springs Bank Vault Corner of Little Trace Creek and Old Gamaliel Rd., Hermitage SpringsThe original building was a bank owned by J.W. Green of Hermitage Springs. When the bank closed,...
Clay County Museum

Clay County Museum

Clay County Museum Remembering Roots Preserving Clay County History In 1986, Clay County did not have a museum, so a group of citizens decided it was a good time to establish one because the State of Tennessee was celebrating Homecoming ’86. With the help of many...