Belle Meade Plantation and History of Nashville Horse Breeding

Duration
2 HOURS
Destination
Nashville History

HORSE BREEDING Belle Meade Plantation

The plantation would become famous after the Civil War because of its Thoroughbred breeding program
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Belle Meade Plantation was founded in 1805, and is considered one of the most significant historic homes in Nashville.

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Destination
Nashville History Discover Nashville History
Departure Location
217B 6th Avenue North Nashville, TN 37219
Price includes
  • A guided tour of important places
  • Professionally guided tour
Price does not include
  • Personal expenses

Learn how General Harding’s horses including Iroquois and Enquirer still dominate the blood line of the Kentucky Derby today and how a slaved African American named Bob Green trained these famous horses. Learn the history of the Harding family and their involvement in the Civil War.

 

 

 

  • Tour 27 - Belle Meade Plantation and History of Nashville Horse Breeding
Tour 27 - Belle Meade Plantation and History of Nashville Horse Breeding

History of Nashville Horse Breeding

Learn how General Harding’s horses including Iroquois and Enquirer still dominate the blood line of the Kentucky Derby today and how a slaved African American named Bob Green trained these famous horses. Learn the history of the Harding family and their involvement in the Civil War.

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Belle Meade Plantation and History of Nashville Horse Breeding

Duration
2 HOURS
Destination
Nashville History

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