To make the history of Sumner County meaningful and attractive to a broad audience by collecting, studying, exhibiting, and interpreting through educational programming, special exhibits, publications and research.
To be a vibrant cultural, social, and economic centerpiece of Sumner County while being regarded as a leader in preservation and top tourist destination.
The Gallatin City Cemetery is home to old-fashioned tombstones and towering memorials, which dates back to 1814. Many of the county’s most fascinating characters ended up there. Come hear their life stories be told as you follow the candle lit path through the cemetery. Tours begin at 4:00 pm and a new tour starts about every five minutes.
The Sumner County Museum began in the 1970’s with the vision of John Garrott, a local business man who also has the love and knowledge of history of the county. In the early 1970’s Robert Ramsey sold his business and wanted to give some money for establishment of a Museum. He also had some items to donate.