Dickson, Tennessee

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Discover the history of Dickson, Tennessee’s quaint downtown like never before with a technology-based walking tour that showcases many buildings along Main Street. Users will be able to explore the map and use their mobile device to discover the behind-the-scenes stories, history, and architecture of Dickson County’s past. Hear audio clips from the people who lived it, see historic photos, and read the history behind some of your favorite buildings. 

 

 

 

The tour starts at the Clement Railroad Hotel Museum, a state-owned artifact that is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Participants can follow the map provided or be urban explorers who discover history at their own pace using their smartphone. Locals and tourists alike will be inspired to “DASH” (Discover Architecture through Stories and History) to Dickson County!

 

 

 

The goal of DASH is to take the exciting history of a rural Tennessee railroad town and put it all together into the first ever technology-based tour of Dickson County.

About DASH Dickson

DASH is the Thesis project of Dickson County native Stacey Levine.  Stacey is a graduate student at Lipscomb University in the Nelson and Sue Andrews Institute for Civic Leadership.  Stacey is an architect who is passionate about design, history, and the stories that a place or building can tell.  She believes that architecture is a form of (free!) public art that can be enjoyed by everyone.

Click each document above to view the DASH map and instructions