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Nashville History Comes to Life

Guided Tour Series Explores Battle of Nashville Sites

Humanities Tennessee is pleased to support a series of guided tours sponsored by Lipscomb University as part of its project to acknowledge the sesquicentennial of the Battle of Nashville, “Agents of Their Own Destiny: Race and Remembrance in a Civil War City.”

Lipscomb University will conduct a series of half-day guided tours that will take visitors to sites across the city to explore the experience and meaning of the Battle of Nashville, highlighting occupied Nashville and the role of African American soldiers and civilians.

Each tour is hosted by local historian David Currey, and include stops at Peach Orchard Hill, Granbury's Lunnette, and Fort Negley, among others.

“Agent of Their Own Destiny” also includes symposia and film discussions occuring throughout the fall.

The tours occur each Saturday in October, 9:00 am 12:00 n, and reservations may be made by calling 615-966-6111, or by visiting