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The Fortitude of Mary Elizabeth Harding Jackson

Author: Mary Jane McClarty, Historic Interpreter Adaptability is the beauty of the female. She takes on so many roles, often seamlessly throughout the days, weeks, months, and years. When we look at the women of Belle Meade during the 19th century, each generation boasts such female strength. Through their letters, the Belle Meade women show…

Laying the Foundation to Freedom: The Story of Moses Harding/Grant

Author: Jeff Williams, Historic Interpreter Although it is not known when Moses Harding was born, it is believed that, based on his Civil War pension application, he was born October 8, 1837 in Davidson County, Tennessee. Through a pension affidavit written by a Nathan Harris (who’s last name could have been Harding during the time…