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Stories of Slavery and Freedom

Presented by Belle Meade Plantation at Belle Meade Plantation, Nashville TN

Jul 01 2020
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Aug 31 2020
Stories of Slavery and Freedom

If you are looking for a resource to talk with your children about the history of slavery and developing empathy, Belle Meade Plantation invites you to take a special tour, designed for families with children ages 4- 12.

Learn about the African American experience at Belle Meade as you tour the slave cabin, the carriage house, and the mansion.  On your visit, you will follow a day in the lives of Millie and Monroe, two children who labored on the Belle Meade Farm in the years surrounding the Civil War. Interact with engaging storytellers and examine the symbolism found in African American music and folk art of the time. Create your own symbolic art as you develop a deeper understanding of the African American experience in the 1800s, from the daily struggles of slavery, to the complicated nature of freedom, and the ways in which enslaved people both thrived and survived in difficult times.

The program is specifically designed for children and is inquiry-based, empathy-driven, and deeply researched.  Plan for your experience to last at least 90 minutes.  The guided tour is 1-hour long (includes stops inside the mansion and outside), and is followed by a hands-on activity.  The activity can be completed at your leisure; most families finish the activity in 15-20 minutes.  This tour also includes access to the self-guided grounds tour.

For questions, please email education@bellemeadeplantation.com.

ADMISSION INFO

Adults $24/Ticket
Seniors (65+) $20/Ticket
Student (Ages 6-18) $13/Ticket
Child (5 and under) Free Admission

Contact: (615) 356-0501

Email: education@bellemeadeplantation.com

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INDIVIDUAL DATES & TIMES*

  • Aug 8, 2020 at 09:00 am - 05:00 pm (Sat)
  • Aug 9, 2020 at 09:00 am - 05:00 pm (Sun)
  • Aug 10, 2020 at 09:00 am - 05:00 pm (Mon)
  • Aug 11, 2020 at 09:00 am - 05:00 pm (Tue)
  • Aug 12, 2020 at 09:00 am - 05:00 pm (Wed)
  • Aug 13, 2020 at 09:00 am - 05:00 pm (Thu)
  • Aug 14, 2020 at 09:00 am - 05:00 pm (Fri)
  • Aug 15, 2020 at 09:00 am - 05:00 pm (Sat)
  • Aug 16, 2020 at 09:00 am - 05:00 pm (Sun)
  • Aug 17, 2020 at 09:00 am - 05:00 pm (Mon)
  • Aug 18, 2020 at 09:00 am - 05:00 pm (Tue)
  • Aug 19, 2020 at 09:00 am - 05:00 pm (Wed)
  • Aug 20, 2020 at 09:00 am - 05:00 pm (Thu)
  • Aug 21, 2020 at 09:00 am - 05:00 pm (Fri)
  • Aug 22, 2020 at 09:00 am - 05:00 pm (Sat)
  • Aug 23, 2020 at 09:00 am - 05:00 pm (Sun)
  • Aug 24, 2020 at 09:00 am - 05:00 pm (Mon)
  • Aug 25, 2020 at 09:00 am - 05:00 pm (Tue)
  • Aug 26, 2020 at 09:00 am - 05:00 pm (Wed)
  • Aug 27, 2020 at 09:00 am - 05:00 pm (Thu)
  • Aug 28, 2020 at 09:00 am - 05:00 pm (Fri)
  • Aug 29, 2020 at 09:00 am - 05:00 pm (Sat)
  • Aug 30, 2020 at 09:00 am - 05:00 pm (Sun)
  • Aug 31, 2020 at 09:00 am - 05:00 pm (Mon)

Additional time info:

Closed Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Eve, Christmas Day and New Year’s Day.

* Event durations (if noted) are approximate. Please check with the presenting organization or venue to confirm start times and duration.

LOCATION

Belle Meade Plantation

110 Leake Avenue, Nashville, TN 37205

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