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This was a surprise. Our friend really wanted to go when he was here on an earlier visit but we didn't get there so we made sure to get there on his next visit. Very interesting and well done presentation of the history and purpose...More
The remains of a civil war fortress (never attacked) have been preserved and highlighted. The Visitors Center provides an excellent overview. The fort was built by slaves and free blacks. Many died building it and the adjacent grounds (formerly a minor league baseball stadium) hold...More
This park is a trifecta of perfection:
1. It's free
2. BEST, most beautiful views of the city
3. Civil War history that will tug at your heart as you revel in your surroundings and the significance.
Our family spent a lot of money on...More
This is an opportunity to not only pick up information and have questions answered about Nashville but to also visit a Civil War Fort. You can walk around the fort and read about how it operated. Allow 30 minutes.
Fort Negley was the largest inland stone fortification built during the Civil War. Built by the Union forces to protect the recapture of Nashville by the Confederate troops. Here you have an opportunity to view and walk through a part of our history. The visitor...More
The day we visited it was very cold and had snowed the night before. It was miserable, so we did very little walking outside. Having said that, we had a private showing of two movies that were very informative and kept our interest. The exhibits...More
These are the remains of a once large and formidable union army civil war fort built by slaves and free blacks to protect strategically critical Nashville encampment of the union army. While never attacked it remained ready for battle throughout the war. A well marked...More
Highly recommended! Knowledgeable and friendly staff. Three excellent videos tell two critical Civil War stories: surrender of Nashville to Union forces in Feb. 1962 and Confederate army defeat in Battle of Franklin-Nashville in Nov. 1864. There is a well laid out walk around hillside site...More