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Nashville Urban History Hike

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April 27 @ 9:00 am

Nashville urban hike with a history theme, Nashville, TN. 6-8 miles. Easy to Moderate. Meet just before 9 am at the north end of Bicentennial Mall. Free parking is available near the TN State Museum and the Farmer’s Market. Our start point is at the circle of carillon bells (close to Jefferson Street, north end of Bicentennial Mall.) Our hike will lead us along the wall of state history. We will next hike uphill to the state capitol with an opportunity to admire its architecture up close. We then visit War Memorial Plaza to salute our veterans and walk east to City Hall and Public Square Park. Next, crossing Woodland Street Bridge to admire the river and contemplate the future East Bank development, then walking south along the East Bank Greenway reaching Cumberland Park. We’ll cross the river via Seigenthaler Pedestrian Bridge and traverse a section of the honky-tonk district on lower Broadway, then turn left onto John Lewis Way and right onto Demonbreun, leading us past Bridgestone Arena and Music City Center. At 10th we turn right (north) past Frist Art Museum and Union Station, then continuing along Nashville Yards via Platform Way to10th and leading toward Farmer’s Market, where ice cream and/or lunch awaits. This is a 6–8-mile hike, on mostly level terrain. Some history remarks will be offered along the way. Hike leaders Tom Vickstrom 615.405.6713 and Tony Jones 615 397-4463

Tom Vickstrom

615-405-6713

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