Preserving the Mansion

The Friends of Two Rivers Mansion was incorporated on August 20, 2010 and granted federal recognition as a 501(c)3 tax exempt community charity on November 22, 2010. The mission of the organization is to protect, preserve, restore and promote the use of the Mansion in a manner that is consistent with the policies of the Metro Department of Parks and Recreation as well as the Metro Historical Commission. One of the primary goals is to engage in activities and fundraising that will assist in achieving our mission.

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Explore a Piece of History

Listed on the National Register of Historic Places, this beautiful 1859 antebellum mansion and the adjacent 1802 Federal style brick home were once the centerpiece of Donelson, Tennessee. Plan your visit or take a virtual tour and explore the grounds of this Nashville jewel.

Upcoming Events & Tours

Plan Your Event

Whether you’re planning a wedding, private party, corporate event or photoshoot, the Two Rivers Mansion and grounds are the perfect backdrop. Schedule a visit to see what we have to offer.

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Learn More About Two Rivers Mansion

Family History

Meet three generations of McGavocks.
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Explore one of the earliest ornate Italianate houses in the area.
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The Mansion Today

The Mansion is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
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The 1802 House

Learn about one of Nashville’s oldest brick houses.
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Understanding Slavery & Indigenous Peoples at Two Rivers

Learn more about the history of slavery at the property.
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See how we preserve the splendor of the mansion.
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Help Preserve a Piece of Local Nashville History

The Friends of Two Rivers Mansion is a 501(c)3 dedicated to raising community awareness about the home, its heritage, and to raising funds to preserve this piece of local history. We need your help to continue this important work.