Blackberry Farm (Tennessee)
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Blackberry Farm was built by Florida and David Lasier in 1940 and opened in May 1941. In 1952, the Lasiers sold the property to the Jarvis family who subsequently sold it to Ruby Tuesday restaurant founder Sandy Beall and his wife Kreis. In 1976 they turned the property into a hotel, initially with six rooms. Their son Sam Beall spent his earliest years at Blackberry Farm and served as owner until his death in 2016.  The hotel joined the Relais & Châteaux association.
The hotel grounds cover 4,200 acres and it has 62 rooms.Blackberry Farm hosts culinary, musical and outdoor sporting activities and events on and off property.  The property includes a timberframe barn from Pennsylvania, a dining and entertainment venue, a spa, an events hall and guest cottages.
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