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Belle Meade Journey to Jubilee Tour

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    Stop At: Belle Meade Plantation, 5025 Harding Pike, Nashville, TN 37205-2810

    Belle Meade Plantation has a new tour! Journey to Jubilee follows the first African-Americans who were brought to Belle Meade in 1807, and shows how vital their presence was to the existence of the property and to the family until 1906. These men and women were here from enslavement to freedom. They endured, and we want to honor them by telling their story. In this tour, nearly one-hundred years of their history is explored through the research of primary sources. Come trace their existence through the history of Belle Meade Plantation on their Journey to Jubilee.

    After your guided tour, enjoy a complimentary wine tasting at our beautiful winery. The grounds at Belle Meade are self-guided and are available to explore both before and after the tour. Today Belle Meade Plantation retains 34 acres of its original property and several outbuildings including the Mansion and original homestead.  Today’s site functions as an educational resource dedicated to the preservation of Tennessee’s Victorian architecture, history and equestrian history.

    Duration: 1 hour
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    Departure Point
    110 Leake Ave, Nashville, TN 37205, USA
    Duration
    1h
    Return Details
    Returns to original departure point
    Inclusions
    • 1-Hour narrated Journey to Jubilee Tour
    • Professional guide
    • All taxes, fees and handling charges
    • Complimentary Wine Tasting
    • Entry/Admission - Belle Meade Plantation
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    • Food and drinks
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Wheelchair accessible
    • Parking on site is free
    • Arrive 15 minutes before your tour time and redeem your voucher at our Visitor Service desk. They will direct you to your tour
    • Due to the intensity of the subject matter and our interpretive approach, this tour is limited to those age 12 and older.
    • Takes place outside and inside the Mansion. Involves walking and several sets of stairs.
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 15 travelers
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    I was hesitant to go but I really wanted to learn more about slave history in the US...something we don’t get out on the West Coast. I am so glad that I went. There was so much information given based on their ongoing research using oral history, archaeology, letters written,
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    It is absurd to visit a plantation only to admire columns and pretty 19th century furniture. This place was built by slaves and this tour gave us a piece of those experiences and how society during and since has tried to rationalise slavery. It was so well researched and
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    So word of advice if you are planning on visiting one day make sure to book ahead of time on a holiday, Labour day we just made it on the last tour of the Journey to Jubilee. So pre book incase they sell out. Our tour guide was very good new the history well and made it
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    Family history, tragedy and happy ending tour. Wine pairing and lunch in the old stable. Guides were very informative. Would recommend.
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    Did the jubilee tour which was interesting got to find out all about the history from when the plantation first began. A little disappointed with the overall house it’s not as big as imagined. But still definitely worth doing.
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