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Early Modifications to Sulphur Dell

Nashville’s famous ball field began as Athletic Park in an area known as Sulphur Spring Bottom, where a grandstand was built in 1885 as a home for the Nashville Americans in the professional Southern League: 155 more words

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HISTORY AND ATTRACTIONS IN EAST NASHVILLE

Recently, I took a quick trip over to East Nashville to shoot another video blog, on location at one of my favorite spots: The Shoppes on Fatherland. 351 more words

Nashville Attractions

Bel Air - The house the sent me down the rabbit hole

Belair Mansion is a shadow of her former self.  This private home was built in 1832 by a prominent Nashville citizen for his daughter and her husband.   579 more words

Nashville History

Who is Hetty Duffy? Stumbling onto a story

I stumbled across her name while seeking information on a historic home near my house.

The house, built around 1832 is a recent addition to a commercial real estate firm’s listings.   226 more words

Nashville History

Memorial Day Long Ago

When I was young, more than anything else, the holidays we celebrated together demonstrated and defined our sense of community. Each holiday had its own special rituals and observances. 493 more words

American History

Spring is Here!

This winter was a tough one for everyone in North America.  In the year of the Polar Vortex, many of my plants didn’t make it through the deep freezes, and I spent all weekend replacing them with heirloom squash and zucchini, tomatoes, peppers and flowers.   65 more words

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