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Carriage House Conversations

The Power of Story Telling


At Belle Meade Plantation, we believe that everyday stories are the threads that make the fabric of history.

Throughout the year, Belle Meade hosts a collection of authors, historians authors & other local figures who have a story to share.

Be sure to check back frequently to see what upcoming events we have.


2019 Calendar

July 25, 2019 – Brian Allison, on crime and murders in Nashville’s history, drawing on research from his two recent books

August 8, 2019 – Mary Ellen Pethel, author of “Athens of the New South: College Life & the Making of Modern Nashville,” on women’s education in the nineteenth century

September 19, 2019 – James Hoobler, on the life and times of Carl and Otto Giers, prominent Nashville photographers of the nineteenth century