Jefferson Street

Duration
2 HOURS
Destination
Nashville History

THE MOST FAMOUS AFRICAN AMERICAN NEIGHBORHOOD IN NASHVILLE The Home of the Civil Rights Movement in Nashville

Fisk university, Meharry Medical College and Tennessee State University
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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.

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Nashville History Discover Nashville History
Departure Location
217B 6th Avenue North Nashville, TN 37219
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  • A guided tour of important places
  • Professionally guided tour
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  • Personal expenses

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Learn about 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. This is where some of the most famous African Americans including Oprah Winfrey, Congressman John Lewis, Diane Nash and NAACP founder W.E.B. DuBois. This area was home to many African American clubs where Jimi Hendrix, Ray Charles, Little Richard, James Brown and other performed. Today the street is still home to Citizen’s Bank the oldest continuously African American bank in the U.S. which is facing new developments.

 

 

  • Tour 11: Jefferson Street
Tour 11: Jefferson Street

Where The Civil Rights Movement Was Organized

 Learn about 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. This is where some of the most famous African Americans including Oprah Winfrey, Congressman John Lewis, Diane Nash and NAACP founder W.E.B. DuBois. This area was home to many African American clubs where Jimi Hendrix, Ray Charles, Little Richard, James Brown and other performed. Today the street is still home to Citizen’s Bank the oldest continuously African American bank in the U.S. which is facing new developments.

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Jefferson Street

Duration
2 HOURS
Destination
Nashville History

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