Cullum Mansion

Coordinates: 36°15′19″N 85°56′51″W / 36.25528°N 85.94750°W / 36.25528; -85.94750
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Cullum Mansion
The Cullum Mansion in 2010
Cullum Mansion is located in Tennessee
Cullum Mansion
Cullum Mansion is located in the United States
Cullum Mansion
Location609 Cullum Street, Carthage, Tennessee, U.S.
Coordinates36°15′19″N 85°56′51″W / 36.25528°N 85.94750°W / 36.25528; -85.94750
Area1 acre (0.40 ha)
Built1848 (1848)
Architectural styleGreek Revival
NRHP reference No.83003068[1]
Added to NRHPJanuary 4, 1983

The Cullum Mansion is a historic mansion in Carthage, Tennessee.


The mansion is located at 609 Cullum Street in Carthage, a small town in Smith County, Tennessee.[2][3] It sits upon a hill close to the main street of Carthage.[3]


The mansion was completed in 1848.[2][4] It was designed in the Greek Revival architectural style.[2][4] It was built for William Cullom [Cullum], who served in the United States House of Representatives from 1851 to 1855 as a member of the Whig Party.[3]

It was purchased by Judge J. T. Fisher in 1898.[3] It was then acquired by Glen Womack in 1925, and by W. W. Chambers in 1926. Four decades later, in 1966, it was purchased by Chesley Richardson, followed by Joel F. Maggart.[3]

Architectural significance[edit]

It has been listed on the National Register of Historic Places since January 4, 1983.[2][4]


  1. ^ "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. July 9, 2010.
  2. ^ a b c d "Cullum Mansion". National Park Service. Retrieved September 17, 2015.
  3. ^ a b c d e "National Register of Historic Places--Nomination Form: Cullum Mansion". National Park Service. Retrieved September 17, 2015.
  4. ^ a b c "Historic Attractions". Visit Smith County, Tennessee. Retrieved September 17, 2015.