The Morrison McMinnville Amish Community
The Amish of Ethridge team says the Morrison McMinnville Amish community is one of the most beautiful communities they have seen. Between Interstates 24 and 40 is the town of McMinnville, the home of the Birthing Tree, which is said to be the largest and oldest tree in Tennessee. Just west of the city limits is the town of Morrison. Where Highway 287 and Shelbyville Road intersects is the Amish Community of Morrison. You will find the Amish living along the side roads around the 4 Corners Bulk Foods and Deli, where the Mennonites run the store and have a map of the Amish community businesses. The Amish are Swartzentruber and have large vegetable stands in front of their homes during harvest times. This community started in 2014 and now has around 250 Amish persons living in 1 church district. They are very English friendly so go by and see them!
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Morrison McMinnville Amish Area Lodging
We selected three places to stay due to their proximity to the Birthing Tree and relative areas of safety. The newly built Hampton Inn is our top choice of the hotels in this area. It is right beside the Birthing Tree and brand new in 2021! The Best Western is just off the road. It has an indoor pool and excellent amenities. The Falcon Rest Mansion has rooms for those who want a more Victorian stay. We made these selections for those who want to stay and play in the area. The Amish of Ethridge team did everything they wanted in one day and then went to Crossville. The McMinnville area has many things to do, so see these hotels if you want to stay over a few days.
Other points of interest in the area!
If you like the outdoors, then you will love this area! McMinnville is on the Cumberland Plateau, and watersports and mountainous terrain are all over. We give several examples of what there is to do while you are here in this area!
The Birthing Tree
This tree is rumored to be the oldest in Tennessee at 341 years old. There are many stories told about this tree, and we do recommend seeing it. Just be respectful and don't climb all over it or sit on its branches.
Old Stone Fort Park
The abandoned American Indian area still bears the burial grounds of the tribe who created it many years ago. There are plenty of waterfalls and scenic hikes to travel here in this park.
Jack Daniel's Distillery
The Name of Jack Daniel's Distillery is known worldwide, and you can see how it is made on their whiskey tour through the distilling process. They have several tours to choose from and vary in length!
Rock Island Park
See one of the most spectacular waterfalls in Tennessee! This park is full of waterfalls, walking trails, and historical sites. Kayaks fill the river, so bring yours with you, as swimming and wading are not allowed!
Go underground to see an extensive cave system's magnificent sights and sounds! They offer many levels of interaction, from walking tours to overnight stays. They even have a concert hall 333 feet down!
Falcon Rest Mansion
See this state of the art 10,000 square foot mansion built before 1900. Mr. Clay Faulkner is said to have told his wife he would build her the grandest house in Tennessee! Was he right? See the mansion tour and stay in the guest house!
Eastern Tennessee Amish Map
Do you want even more points of interest to add to your Amish Adventure in East Tennessee? Then click the button below and see our East Tennessee Amish Map. This page displays more things to do and explore while you are out seeing the Amish. Make your itinerary full of places to go with our East Tennessee Amish Map!
Where to go from here? See the other Amish Communities!
Tennessee is a long state, and the Amish here are very diverse. See the other smaller communities or the largest in the south in Ethridge!
For Ethridge area information see these pages!
Since you are on the Amish of Ethridge website, you can find all kinds of information. See these internal links or go back to our homepage to see more Ethridge places!
We have a Tennessee Amish Map webpage where we show the state of Tennessee with Amish communities and the hotel areas on one page! There are 4 sections we use to explain each Amish Trail and how they flow into one another. You can add points of interest along the way to complete your perfect itinerary! Click the button below and make plans to go on an Amish Adventure this year!
Other Great Southern TN Points of Interest
Tennessee is home to some of the best whiskeys, brews, and wines in the country. The Amish are not usually permitted to drink but do make tinctures for medication and can supply fruits to make ingredients to makers. The heritage and methods of these makers are sure to be a place you will want to see.
Tennessee Whiskey is nationally known in Eastern Tennessee as the best when it comes to a stiff drink. Distilleries on the Tennessee Whiskey Tour are sure to help lift your spirits! Most of them have tours and tasting rooms to sample their whiskey!
Tennessee Breweries need good clean water in Eastern Tennessee. These breweries can hop you up on their local ingredients. The Brewer Tour is sure to please any person who loves a good beer that is made by the best breweries in Tennessee!
Tennessee wineries are some of the best in the nation. The atmosphere and geography makes for a diverse growing environment for the grapes across Tennessee. Here are the best wineries to offer the visitor who knows their nose for a great wine.
Tennessee BBQ Tour
The state of Tennessee spans the flavors of Memphis to the Carolinas as our bbq incorporates our whiskeys barrels and guitar strings into a whisk to mix country charm into our bold personality.
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