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Nashville’s Belmont Mansion: a history lesson!

The moving spirit behind the Belmont Mansion is Adelicia Hayes Franklin Cheatham. She was born on March 15th of 1817 into a prominent Nashville family. Adelicia married her first husband, Isaac Franklin, who was a wealthy business man and a … Continue reading

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The Hermitage in Nashville: a history lesson!

Seasonal Hours: Day before Thanksgiving hours (9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.) Christmas Eve Hours (9:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.) Open every day of the year except Thanksgiving and Christmas October 16th – March 14th (9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.) March … Continue reading

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Things to know about the Tennessee State Museum in Nashville!

Hours: Tennessee State Museum:  Tuesday – Saturday (10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.) Sunday (1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.) Closed: Mondays, New Year’s Day, Easter, Thanksgiving, Christmas Day  The Military Museum: Tuesday – Saturday (10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.) Closed: Sundays, … Continue reading

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The statue of Athena: the most widely known attraction of Nashville’s Parthenon!

In the 1920s, the Parthenon was rebuilt in Nashville‘s Centennial Park as a full-scale replica of the ancient Grecian Parthenon with one very large exception. The enormous statue of the Greek goddess Athena was left out of the replica. In … Continue reading

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The Frist Center for the Visual Arts in Nashville!

The Frist Center for the Visual Arts is a nonprofit art exhibition center, with approximately twenty-four thousand square feet of usable gallery space, dedicated to presenting the finest visual art from local, state, and regional artists, as well as major … Continue reading

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The Grassmere Historic Home in Nashville!

The Grassmere Historic Home was built by Colonel Michael C. Dunn and was completed somewhere around 1810, making it the second oldest residence in Davidson County that is actually open to the public. When it was built, it did not have … Continue reading

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Nashville’s Greer Stadium: a history lesson! (Podcast)

To learn a little bit about Greer Stadium in Nashville, follow the link to listen to the second podcast that I have ever created! To learn more about Greer Stadium, click here!

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