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What's New at the Historical Commission

2019 Nashville 102 Lecture Series

Back by popular demand, Dr. Carole Bucy, Davidson County Historian, will present a new series of her popular Nashville 102 classes for 2019. The four-session series will focus on Nashville's history from the Civil War era up through recent history.

"Beyond the Antebellum Past, Toward a Global Future (1865-2010)"

  • Session 1: Monday, September 9: "Gilded Age Nashville - Becoming the Athens of the South (1865-1900)"
  • Session 2: Monday, September 16: "Progressive Era Nashville - Becoming the Wall Street of the South (1900-1939)"
  • Session 3: Monday, September 23: "War, Peace, and Music (1939-1957)"
  • Session 4: Monday, September 30: "Living and Working Together: Integrating the People - Integrating the Government (1958-2010)"

All lectures will be held at the Lentz Public Health Center (Centennial Meeting Rooms B and C), 2500 Charlotte Ave., from 11:00 a.m. to 12:15 p.m.

The September 2019 Nashville 102 lecture series is SOLD OUT. Please check back for videos of this series later this year.

Call the MHC at 615-862-7970 or email with any questions.

2019 Nashville 101 Lecture Series

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

If you missed this year's Nashville 101 lectures, you can watch videos of the four-part series on the MetroNashville YouTube channel using the session links below.