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In Defense of Fort Negley – A Nashville Nine Update

Due to the increasing threat to Fort Negley Park following the relocation of the Nashville Sounds to a new stadium, the park was included in Historic Nashville’s 2016 Nashville Nine. The property is an important part of Nashville’s history and serves as much needed green...

Behind the Scenes: Temple Cemetery

Written and photographed by Aja Bain, Historic Nashville blogger. On May 7, HNI members joined Jean Roseman, author of Shalom Nashville: A Jewish History and From Y to J: The Hundred Year History of Nashville’s Jewish Community Center, on a tour of the historic Temple...

The Tomb on the Hill: The Debate Over the Polks’ Final Resting Place

By Aja Bain, Historic Nashville blogger. Photos: Aja Bain A proposal to relocate the graves of President James K. Polk (1795-1849) and First Lady Sarah Childress Polk (1803-1891), along with the architecturally significant Polk Tomb, from Nashville to Columbia is currently making its way through...

Historic Nashville Announces the 2016 Nashville Nine

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. Oct. 9, 2016 – Historic Nashville, Inc. (HNI) announced its 2016 Nashville Nine, a list of the city’s most endangered historic places, at a press conference held today at the Union Station Hotel in downtown Nashville.  Award winning recording artist and...

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