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Belle Meade "Journey to Jubilee" Guided History Tour

Nashville, United States

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Overview

1 hourMobile & paper tickets accepted

Embark on a 1-hour journey into Belle Meade with its Journey to Jubilee historic tour. Join us as we take an honest look at the lives and stories of the African Americans who were enslaved, and later employed, at Belle Meade with intentional respect and empathy. Our Journey to Jubilee tour is intended to honor the legacy and sacrifices of the individuals held in legal bondage on this property from 1807 until emancipation in 1865, as well as to explore the complexities of their new freedom in the post-Civil War years. Using a unique approach that includes reading aloud from primary sources, and engaging dialogue with the audience, this experience creates a forum for exploring the history of slavery in a new way. Enjoy a complimentary Wine Tasting after your tour and access to the Grounds for a self-guided tour.

Please Note: Guided Mansion Tour is not included with this ticket. Please book your Guided Mansion Tours separately.

What's Included

  • 1-Hour Guided Journey to Jubilee Walking Tour
  • Complimentary Wine Tasting at the On-Site Belle Meade Winery
  • Professional Guide
  • Guided History Tour of Belle Meade's Outbuildings & Grounds
  • Access to the grounds of Belle Meade following your tour to explore at your leisure
  • Access to the Outdoor Game Court & On-Site Restaurant
  • Free On-Site Parking
  • Entry/Admission - Belle Meade Historic Site & Winery
  • Guided Mansion Tours not included with this ticket (available to purchase separately on this site)

What To Expect

Itinerary
This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Belle Meade Historic Site & Winery, 110 Leake Ave, Nashville, TN 37205-3706

Belle Meade Plantation has a new tour! Journey to Jubilee follows the first African-Americans who were brought to Belle Meade in 1807, and shows how vital their presence was to the existence of the property and to the family until 1906. These men and women were here from enslavement to freedom. They endured, and we want to honor them by telling their story. In

The Location

Where To Go

110 Leake Ave, Nashville, TN 37205, USA

Location

Nashville, United States

Return details

Returns to original departure point

Reviews

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Jeff was a very good...

Erin | Aug 2021

Jeff was a very good tour guide. Offered a ton of information but also encouraged those on the tour to think about things from many different perspectives which I really enjoyed.

Very interesting tour, very knowledgeable...

Luanne | Jul 2021

Very interesting tour, very knowledgeable tour guide ! He really made you think about slave life in many ways.

Had a nice time learning...

Crystal | Jul 2021

Had a nice time learning the history of the plantation! Our guide was very knowledgeable and wishing him the best of luck in getting his history degree.

Additional Information

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Free On-Site Parking Available
  • Arrive 20 minutes before your tour time and redeem your voucher at our Visitor Service desk. They will direct you to your tour
  • Due to the intensity of the subject matter and our interpretive approach, this tour is limited to those aged 12 and older.

Cancellation Policy

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

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