19th Century Nashville: The most important historical moments that took place in Tennessee's capital during the 19th century, including information on many of the city's colorful pioneers and their contributions to music, literature, art and commerce.
Nashville 2nd Avenue is a unique representation of the history and culture, diversity and energy that make up this beloved city.
Nashville’s most famous African American street and neighborhood where the Civil Rights movement was organized, three of the most famous African American colleges Fisk university, Meharry Medical College and Tennessee State University are located.
Take a journey through African American history in Nashville. From the early arrival of free persons of color in the city through Emancipation, to hard-fought battles for voting rights in the 1940s and 1950s, to the classic country music scene in Music City today, you'll learn about people who overcame barriers and made their mark on Nashville.
Andrew Jackson and The Hermitage: Tour the home of our seventh President, Andrew Jackson, and his wife Rachel. The Hermitage is the former plantation that served as the White House in 1819 when Jackson was in Office. On your visit, you can see furniture used by Jackson, view his military sword collection and many other period artifacts including coins, photography equipment and musical instruments. This historic site offers you a unique glimpse into our past filled with memories of one of America’s most remarkable citizens
This Architectural Tour of Nashville includes Greek Revival, Gothic Revival, Italianate Victorian designs of the nineteenth century, as well as Art Deco and Art Moderne skyscrapers built in the 20th century. Notable examples of private residences include Belle Meade Plantation; Cheekwood Botanical Garden and Museum; Union Station; Belmont Mansion (1858); Reed House (1921), James K. Polk Masonic Building (1926).
Belle Meade Plantation was founded in 1805, and is considered one of the most significant historic homes in Nashville.
The lives of the women of Nashville living in one city, working individually but coming together to shine bright like stars in the sky
The Best Nashville tour explores the top attractions, entertainment, restaurants and local nightlife in the Country Music Capital of the World.
Bible Belt, Church and Religious Tour: The home to over 600 churches and synagogue temples; famously known as "The Nashville Bible Belt"
Bold Women of Nashville: This tour hits all the famous spots, offering off-the-beaten-track trivia, and coverage of politics, explores the interesting lives and contributions of these bold women.
Nashville Church Street Tour: The story of Nashville’s most famous street from the place were the first European settlers of Nashville lived to the founding of most major religious denominations all located on this street
Civil Rights Tour: Explore how Nashville was one of the most important cities for marches, arrests and bombing stories. See the Woolworth building and the Civil Rights Room of the Nashville Public Library.
Civil War in Nashville: With the outbreak of the Civil War, Nashville's strategic importance as a railroad hub and river transportation center made it a target for Union forces. This tour hits all the famous spots, offering coverage of politics, explores the interesting stories of the civil war.
Country Music Hall of Fame: The city of Nashville, Tennessee has produced over 800 songs that made the Billboard Hot 100 list. This volumes covers several decades in country music beginning with Hank Williams Sr. and ending with Carrie Underwood and beyond. It is truly a history of country music in Nashville.
The tour of Nashville historic courthouse enables you to take a trip back in time to learn about the history of lawsuits and lawyers in Nashville. Each courthouse has an exciting story to tell from the moment it was built, through its heyday as a busy seat of justice, and its current state.
Dutchman’s Curve: The worst train crash in American history that took 101 lives.
Elvis, Hank Williams and Johnny Cash: The interesting stories about these three music icons, who all recorded some of their big hits in Nashville, all performed at the Ryman and all three are inducted into the Country Music Hall of Fame.
Nashville Fashion History: Nashville has made a name for itself over the years in the fashion world.
Nashville is home to several hospitals and medical schools including Vanderbilt University Medical School, Meharry Medical College and Tennessee State University's Health Science Center.  
Nashville Fairgrounds is one of the most popular country music venues in country music history.
Hot Chicken and Southern Food: Explore the diversity of Nashville and the authenticity of the people, food and culture.
The last 25 years with Fortune 500 companies moving to Nashville.
Lower Broadway Nashville: Learn about the successful NFL draft that attracted 600,000 people and how it attracts thousands daily for the honkytonks.
Music City: The artists who crafted the greatest performances to their timeless songs and made Country music what it is today.
Nashville Music Row is the home of all things Country music. The ‘Music City’ as it is called lays claim to more Country music stars per capita than any other place on earth. Nashville has been known as Music Row since the 1940s. The area is home to around 500 music-related businesses, including "Publishers Row", which is a concentration of music publishers, located on 16th and 17th Avenues South.
Nashville Arts and Artist: The world renowned Nashville art scene and artists
Nashville Famous Hotels: Nashville growth has come by way of many great hotels. From the Maxwell House to the Hermitage, Nashville is known for its enchanting hotels.
Nashville Private Tour: The customized tour of Nashville explores any interest that you choose including the top attractions, entertainment, restaurants and local nightlife in the Country Music Capital of the World.
Nashville Most Famous Inventions: The famous Inventors that have changed the world with their contributions.
Nashville is no stranger to disaster, it e has been affected by floods, tornadoes and even bombings.
One hundred and thirty years of Nashville media and broadcasting
The National Museum of African American Music opened September 21, 2005, in the heart of the historic Carrboro Arts District. It is one of only five museums in the country to combine musical instruments with exhibits about music history, famous artists and recordings.
Politicians and Scandals in Nashville: Explore from a historical perspective, the politicians and scandals in Nashville
River and Rail: Nashville as the Flour Mill Capitol Of The South.
Rock and Roll Nashville: From the early beginning of the Grand Ol Opry to today’s Music City, Nashville has made unique contributions to rock and roll. Nashville’s vibrant music scene includes more live venues than anywhere else in the United States, evidenced by its nickname “Music City USA.”
Ryman Auditorium is a premier performance venue in Nashville, Tennessee. Over the years, the signature pyramidal shape of The Mother Church has hosted some of the world’s best names in entertainment including Johnny Cash, Kenny Chesney, Chicago and many more.
Sports in Nashville: The NHL Predators, NFL Titans, Triple AAA Sounds, former Southern League Nashville Vols, Negro league Elite Giants, Vanderbilt, and Minor league Dixie Flyers.
The Step on the bus tours offers a local Nashville historian as your Nashville bus tour guide for an accurate and in-depth exploration of Nashville history and culture.
Tennessee Centennial Exposition: The commemorating of the 100th anniversary of Tennessee becoming a state and was held at what is today downtown Nashville.
Tennessee State Capitol: Located in downtown Nashville, on a hill overlooking Cumberland River. The Tennessee State Capitol has been a major civic center since 1812 when Nashville was founded
Presidents Andrew Jackson, James K. Polk and Andrew Johnson: These historical figures were very influential in the founding of our great nation and all can be traced back to Nashville.
The ultimate Nashville private tour explores everything Nashville, from the top attractions and landmarks, to entertainment, restaurants, historical events and local nightlife in the Country Music Capital of the World.
Vices of Nashville: Back when whiskey, gambling and prostitution ran rampant in Nashville during the 19th and early 20th century.
Nashville Business History: Financial District and Union Street, has undergone a dramatic transformation over the past decade. From the new Music City Center to the revitalization of Lower Broadway and Printers Alley, this dynamic district offers unique opportunities for development.
The Woman’s Suffrage Movement was a decades-long fight to win the right to vote for women in the United States. It took activists and reformers nearly 100 years to win that right, and the campaign was not easy. Learn from local historian; David Ewing about Nashville's role in the women's suffrage movement.
Nashville History On Tour
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