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What's New at the Historical Commission

2019 Nashville 101 Lecture Series

Back by popular demand, Dr. Carole Bucy, Davidson County Historian, will present a new series of her popular Nashville 101 classes for 2019. The four-session series will focus on Nashville's history from the Mound Builders of the Mississippian Era to the onset of the Civil War.

From Mound Builders to Minie Balls: A Survey of Nashville History up to the Civil War

  • Session 1: Thursday, February 7 = "The Cumberland Frontier Before and After the Arrival of Europeans"
  • Session 2: Thursday, February 14 = "A Frontier Town Comes of Age"
  • Session 3: Thursday, February 21 = "Andrew Jackson's Nashville"
  • Session 4: Thursday, February 28 = "Storm Clouds on the Horizon"

All lectures will be held at the Nashville Public Library, Green Hills Branch, 3701 Benham Avenue, from 11:00 a.m. to 12:15 p.m.

This program has SOLD OUT. Subscribers to HistoryGram, the newsletter of the Metropolitan Historical Commission, will receive first notice of the next Nashville 101 session. Call the MHC at 615-862-7970 or email to be added to the HistoryGram mailing list.