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Mullins Park and Whites Creek Greenway Ribbon Cutting scheduled this Saturday

May 18, 2017

Nashville, TN --- Mayor Megan Barry, Metro Parks and the Greenways Commission will officially open Mullins Park and Whites Creek Greenway during a ribbon cutting ceremony scheduled for 9 a.m., this Saturday, May 20.

Mullins Park is named for Joseph Brown Mullins, a successful African American businessman who developed houses in the Bordeaux area in the early 1920s.

Metro Parks acquired the 30-acre park in 2009 at the urging of residents in the Bordeaux area and acquired over 70 -acres in 2014 on Clarksville Highway for the greenway connection and park expansion.

The new section of the Whites Creek Greenway fills the gap in the 2.7-mile total greenway connection from Mullins Park to Hartman Park.

The event is free and open to the public.

  • WHO: Metropolitan Board of Parks and Recreation Greenways for Nashville
  • WHAT: Ribbon Cutting Ceremony for Mullins Park and Whites Creek Greenway
  • WHEN: 9 a.m., Saturday, May 20, 2017
    *Remarks to be followed by a one-mile walk that will begin at 9:30 a.m.
  • WHERE: Mullins Park Trailhead, 2005 West Hamilton Avenue, Nashville, TN