ACQUISITION OF THE SCHOOLHOUSE
In 2004 the City of Oak Grove came to the Oak Grove Tourism Commission and asked if they might be able to help restore the Oak Grove School, a one room schoolhouse dating back to the late 1800s or early 1900s. The building had been donated to the City by William Summerhill a descendant of one of the original trustees of the school. The Tourism Commission accepted the deed, relocated the building to the War Memorial Walking Trail and began restoring this important
The Viceroy creates a venue for family oriented concerts and events, where people can enjoy outdoor entertainment in a pleasant amphitheater setting. The “Vice” opened in November 2008 and has held events, festivals and concerts throughout the spring, summer and fall to include big named artists such as Thomas Rhett, Easton Corbin, Rodney Atkins, and Tyler Farr. This amphitheater is complete with not only a stage, but a loading dock, dressing rooms, kitchen, production room, and storage.
The Viceroy Butterfly Garden is located inside the Oak Grove War Memorial Park. It is designed to attract butterflies throughout all phases of their lives. This space not only plays host to these enchanting creatures but it serves as a place of relaxation and reflection.
Located just off I-24, exit 86, near Hwy 41A at Walter Garrett Lane, the park pays homage to the veterans from all U.S. wars and conflicts by displaying a series of markers along the wooded trail. Special monuments are on site for Vietnam War Veterans and a heart felt poem for soldiers. The park is well lit and features picnic tables, benches and restrooms. Bring a picnic and enjoy the scenery! In addition to the original trail an extension has been added. This earth friendly meandering trail of