Fort Nashborough

Fort Nashborough

Historic Building/Landmark


 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

Admission: Free

Location: Riverfront Park, downtown Nashville.

Location Info

Fort Nashborough

First Avenue North/Riverfront Park

Nashville, TN 37201