First Avenue North/Riverfront Park, Nashville, TN 37201
On January 1, 1780, James Robertson founded Nashville when he led his group of pioneers across the frozen Cumberland river to a place called The Cedar Bluffs. These men built a fort here called Nashborough, which would shelter the first families until Indian attacks ended in 1792.
Hours: Self-guided tours daily from 9 am-4 pm
Location: Riverfront Park, downtown Nashville.