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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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First Saturday Art Crawl in Nashville!

If you are a lover of art, make sure you mark your calendar for the first Saturday of every month, when art galleries throughout downtown Nashville host receptions and art openings. Over a thousand people attend this extremely popular event … 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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Nashville’s Belle Meade Plantation: a history lesson!

“Belle Meade” translates to mean beautiful meadow in old English and French. Founded in 1807 by John Harding, the property began with just a single log cabin and 250 acres. The estate quickly grew to become a 5,400 acre thoroughbred horse … Continue reading

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A little bit about the Johnny Cash Museum in Nashville!

Hours: Open 7 days a week 9:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m. Reduced hours/closed on certain Holidays Please call to confirm your visit Admissions: General admission: $18.95 AAA: $17.95 Military: $17.95 Seniors: $17.95 Youth (6 – 15; with adult admission): $14.95 … Continue reading

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A little bit about the Parthenon in Nashville’s Centennial Park!

The Parthenon is located in the center of Nashville‘s famous Centennial Park. The building is an exact replica of the original Parthenon, now in shambles, that once stood proudly in Athens, Greece. Within the Parthenon stands the famous 42-foot statue … Continue reading

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Nashville’s Cheekwood Botanical Garden and Museum of Art!

Cheekwood is a 55-acre botanical garden and art museum located on the historic Cheek estate. Originally built as the home of Leslie and Mabel Cheek in 1929, Cheekwood is one of the finest examples of an American Country Place Era … Continue reading

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Nashville’s Country Music Hall of Fame!

Admission: Members: Free Children (5 and under): Free Youth (6 – 12): $14.95 Adults (13 and up): $24.95 Students: $22.50 Seniors (60 and up): $22.50 AAA: $22.50 Military: $21.50 Military Youth (6 – 12): $13.00 Gold Package: Youth (6 – … 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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