Nicholas Gotten House Bartlett, TN
Nicholas Gotten House
Learn about the history of the City of Bartlett at the Nicholas Gotten House. Step into the New England saltbox home from the 1870s and see many old photos, documents, and other items relating to the formation of Bartlett and the development of the Memphis area.
Notice how the saltbox design of the house makes it distinct from other properties in Bartlett, TN. Look at how the sloped rooftop goes all the way down to the back end of the property. The base is also supported by a completely wooden frame that continues to stay strong.
See the many period furniture pieces and other items inside the house. Many of these were owned by Nicholas Gotten, a blacksmith who served in the Civil War and later became a miller. The museum is operated by the local historic society. It has been fully restored with many original artifacts and is available for the public to see during the first and third Sundays of the month during the afternoon hours.
Much of the house in Bartlett, Tennessee has been restored to its original appearance. Windows and other treatments that are authentic to the period are included all around the entire personal property.