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Rippavilla, the Event Venue

  • Overview

    Historic Rippavilla boasts nearly 100 acres of beautiful, historic grounds ideal for weddings, receptions and other private functions. Weddings at Rippavilla combine the best of old, Southern charm and modern day love stories. Whether you choose to exchange vows in our 19th century Greek revival mansion, the rustic barn or outdoors surrounded by stunning landscapes, there is something for every couple here at Rippavilla. Ideal capacity: 300 people About Rippavilla: Located in the heart of Spring Hill, TN just minutes from Columbia, Rippavilla Plantation is a stately, 160+ year mansion, once home to Nathaniel F. Cheairs IV and Susan McKissack Cheairs. It is a stunning, fully restored, 1850s Greek Revival-styled mansion, complete with original Cheairs family antiques, heirlooms and Civil War artifacts. The grounds encompass the family and slave cemeteries, Freeman's Bureau school house, slave quarters, the Battlefield of Spring Hill and the Museum Gift Shop. Historic Rippavilla is open daily for guided tours, field trips and family outings, and is the venue for many popular events, check out our event calendar for more information. This extraordinary home is listed on the U.S. National Register of Historic Places. ​