Sep 9 — Storytellers Museum & Hideaway Farm

Where did Johnny Cash go to get away and relax? His hideaway farm in Bon Aqua.

Located a short drive west on I-40, The Storytellers Museum and Hideaway Farm in Bon Aqua are Nashville’s newest tourist attractions and must-stops for anyone interested in country music and the region’s rich history.

The Storytellers Hideaway Farm at Bon Aqua belonged to Johnny Cash for over thirty years. See the house where he lived, and the land that he loved, the place he called “the center of my universe.” Take a journey back in time as you tour the house that was built before the Civil War by the prominent Weems family, founders of the Bon Aqua Springs Resort. The Weems family cemetery is at the back of the property.

The Storytellers Museum is in a general store that the great Red Wortham converted into a recording studio, and that Johnny Cash used as a place for local concerts. Visitors can see the historic “Little Stage” where the “Saturday Night in Hickman County” guitar pulls once took place. Johnny’s daughter, Cindy Cash has helped curators create an experience that will be unforgettable. 

Lois Matisak has arranged a Miata Club adventure to discover this newly opened attraction. Tickets are $16.95, which includes tours of both the Storyteller Museum and —  just down the road — the newly renovated Johnny Cash Hideaway Farm.  Lunch options are in the planning stage, possibly food trucks on site.

Stay tuned for final  details. Let Lois Matisak know if you’re IN by email or phone: 615-476-6291

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