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Carriage House Conversations

Presented by Belle Meade Historic Site & Winery at Belle Meade Historic Site & Winery, Nashville TN

Mar 22 2018
Carriage House Conversations

From local authors to nationally-known historians, guests will enjoy topics ranging from horse racing and enslaved jockeys in the 1800s, to the Cumberland Settlement. There are subjects for everyone’s interest!

Belle Meade Plantation believes that everyday stories are the threads that make the fabric of history. Carriage House Conversations is a lecture series that takes place inside the historic Carriage House and offer stories and conversations with local authors, community leaders, and historians.

Thursday, March 22, ​Sarah and Gabriel Chrisman, will be joining the conversation.

The Chrismans are a married couple engaged in a long-term experiential study of culture and technologies of the late nineteenth-century. Sarah writes books about the Victorian era, and their entire life is an ongoing research project into their favorite decades of the 1880’s and ’90’s.

Future Lectures
May 20, 2018:  Dr. Katherine C. Mooney, professor at Florida State University and author of Race Horse Men – How Slavery and Freedom Were Made at the Racetrack
July 19, 2018:  Mr. J. Roderick Heller III, resident of Franklin, TN and author of Democracy’s Lawyer:  Felix Grundy of the Old Southwest
September 20, 2018:  Mr. Paul Clements, renowned Nashville historian and author of several books on Middle Tennessee and Nashville history
November 15, 2018:  Mr. Brian Allison, Nashville historian, specializing in the history of the Battle of Nashville

Source: Belle Meade Plantation


FREE Admission | Open to the Public
RSVPs are greatly appreciated and encouraged. If planning to come, please either email Outreach Coordinator, Andy Blair at or call (615) 921-2525.


Contact: (615) 921-2525


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Belle Meade Historic Site & Winery

110 Leake Avenue, Nashville, TN 37205
(Neighborhood: Belle Meade)


Parking: On-site parking is free and designated accessible parking spaces are available close to the Visitor Center.


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  1. For your safety and the protection of the historic property, all bags and packages are subject to inspection.  We reserve the right to refuse admission to any person, bag or
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