This Historic Small Town Tennessee General Store Is Now A Museum That You Must Visit

Tennessee has history hiding just around every corner, and the tiny town of Appleton is no exception. Not only was the town the site of the last Civil War battle ever fought in Tennessee, but it is also home to a truly historic, though nearly forgotten general store. The store may not look like much, but its history makes it one of the most amazing hidden gems in the entire state.

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Speaking of iconic Tennessee history, you need to head out to Jackson to dine at the famous Chandelier Restaurant, located inside an old hotel building.