Come and join us at our next event!

Historic Rugby hosts many fun and interesting events throughout the year! Old favorites include our May Festival of British and Appalachian Culture, Pilgrimage of Homes, Ghostly...

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About Us

Read about our little piece of Heaven

Exciting things are happening these days in Historic Rugby! Our living historic village is more alive than ever! From new interpretive programming… beautifully restored...

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Donate and get involved with us!

What does your contribution, either through volunteering, becoming a member or giving a charitable donation to Historic Rugby help achieve?   Visitation alone cannot support...

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When You Visit

Preparing for your visit

Are you planning a visit to our small historic village? We have something for everyone in Historic Rugby and you can plan anything from a day trip to a week-long stay, or more!...

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Rugby News

Read our October Newsletters!

Read our October Newsletters!

Oct 10, 2014

Read our October newsletters below, the most recent one having been sent on October 9th. Don’t forget to check our calendar for a list of all our events!          As leaf season comes …. Historic Rugby Falls into full gear! Dear Friend, Lots going on soon in Rugby, even...

‘Tennessee’s Intentional Communities’: Exhibit at Nashville’s TN State Museum thru Nov. 30

‘Tennessee’s Intentional Communities’: Exhibit at Nashville’s TN State Museum thru Nov. 30

Oct 7, 2014

Mark the calendar for Oct. 3, when the Tennessee State Museum in Nashville opens a new exhibit on “Intentional Communities” that includes Rugby! The exhibit, in the Changing Galleries, looks at four unique social living experiments that took place in the state over the past 180 years. The webpage for the exhibit states, in part: “The...

Enter Your Quilt for the April 2015 Show!

Rugby Quilts Wave the Red, White and Blue with a unique two day Quilt Event honoring and preserving the art and heritage of quilting, past and present! Come enjoy a relaxing day or two on the scenic Cumberland Plateau in the historic village of Rugby in East Tennessee. The Wave the Red, White and Blue Quilt Event takes place on Friday, April 10th and...

Hours of operation:

Our hours of  operation vary seasonally. The schedule below remains in effect from September 1st, thru November 1st, 2014.  Hope to see you up here very soon!   Please contact us for the most up to date...