Clover Bottom Plantation, Donelson, Tennessee, Built in the Italianite style in 1858 for Dr James Hoggatt & his family. Clover Bottom was 1of3 plantations owned or co-owned by Dr. Hoggatt in both Rutherford County and the state of TN. During the Civil War after Nashville fell, Federal soldiers quite often encamped on Clover Bottom's grounds. In July 1862, Nathan Bedford Forrest arranged for his cavalry to camp on Hoggatt’s property, just a few miles outside of Federal occupied Nashville.
Road Trip: Amalfi Coast, Italy The Amalfi Coast lies along the southern flanks of the Sorrento Peninsula, a cliff-edged promontory that wanders out from the mainland at the southern end of the Bay of Naples. Its most famous towns—Amalfi, Positano, and Ravello—have captivated and inspired artists for centuries, from 14th-century writer Giovanni Boccaccio to 19th-century composer Richard Wagner and 20th-century playwright Tennessee Williams.