The Full Story
Originally built in 1873, the Ferguson House began as a boarding house for visiting artists and travelers. Allie Ferguson, along with her sister, Mollie, hosted many visitors over the years. Since those days, the Ferguson House has been many different things - an antique store, retail shop, apartments, and now a little bistro with suites on the second floor.
The Ferguson House is one of Nashville's most historic buildings. Originally a boarding house which hosted many travelers and artists including Frank Hohenberger, famous photographer, who took both of the photos featured on this page.
Allie Ferguson along with her sister Mollie Lucas ran the boarding house in downtown Nashville which proved lodging and meals to many over the years.