Hayes House Renovation Starts Soon

Hayes House Renovation

The 1920’s era Hayes House at the Farm at Harlinsdale received a $60,000 grant from the state Historical Commission recently giving the home $167,000 to go toward needed repairs. A new roof, gutters and porch are first on the list as renovators attempt to preserve another piece of Williamson County history.

The home is one of 16 buildings on the farm in poor repair. None of the historic buildings are safe to tour and enjoy, which is something many locals hope to remedy. Stone Crest Construction will be taking on the task of breathing life back into the Hayes House.

Harlinsdale is known for its significant contribution to the Tennessee Walking Horse breed. The farm was established in 1933, and produced Midnight Sun the most famous repeat World Grand Champion walking Horse stallion in history. Today breeding is the primary function and the Harlin’s still run the farm.

Find out More or stop by across from the Factory and visit this piece of Williamson’s yesteryear. Bring your dog and enjoy K-9 Korral Dog Park while you are there.

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Andrea has always loved the written word. She holds a B.A. in Journalism and a Masters in Creative Writing, both from Belmont University. Both sides of her family have lived in Williamson County for generations, so writing for Williamson Source is the perfect fit. She loves to hear stories of what Williamson County was like when her parents and grandparents were young and to write about this ever evolving county is truly special for her.