Musician Kid Rock spoke about the pre-war home of legendary country singer Hank Williams on Tuesday’s “Tucker Carlson Tonight.” Beechwood Hall near Franklin, Tennessee was built in the 1850s and survived the Civil War. It’s owned by Hank Williams and country music stars Tim McGraw and Faith Hill. Fund manager Larry Keele bought the 268-acre property in 2021, but Williamson County residents fear for the home, arguing that demolition could happen in the near future. Rock told host Tucker Carlson he was tired of “seeing the story torn apart.” “Whether it’s in the form of monuments, statues and now something very important here in Nashville… where will it end up?” he asks. The Heritage Foundation of Williamson County, a nonprofit conservation organization, said in a statement that it was “cooperatively and actively working” with the new owners to “create a comprehensive conservation while offering resources and solutions for discussion.” Keele also released a statement on behalf of the organization denying the demolition plan. , no historical objects were placed on burning piles and there are no plans for demolition.”
Kid Rock has criticized the removal of South statues, homes and monuments. Fox NewsBeechwood Hall was formerly owned by county legend Hank Williams. Michael Ochs Archives, adding that the house had been vacant for several decades and was in “deteriorating condition” when he and his wife bought the property. Keele noted that architects came to the house to suggest how it could be better restored to resemble the original Beechwood Hall. He confirmed that the “post-1970s addition” was removed because it was “not history.” to “create the impression that the property has ‘gone too far’ to be restored.”
Beechwood Hall was built in the 1850s and remained intact after the Civil War. Fox News
Kid Rock said he hoped more people would speak out against the possible demolition of Beechwood Hall. Fox News
The Williamson County Heritage Foundation says there are no plans to demolish it. FOX News Kid Rock said he hopes more people will speak out against the possible demolition of Beechwood Hall and in favor of its preservation. “I think a lot of people will come [who] will board the ship. You can go to savebeechwood.org and I think you will see a lot of country stars, musicians and just great people in the community who want to preserve this for the next generation. Generations later,” he said.
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