Nashville in Davidson County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
Belle Meade Farm Freedom
(Inscription under the photo in the lower left) The living quarters shown in this photograph were home to both enslaved families and later freedmen who continued to work on the Belle Meade farm. Many of these families occupied the structures until the mid 20th century. In the 1970s, the last remaining building was dismantled and moved to make way for new development.
(Inscription under the photo in the lower right) Our mission is to preserve and interpret the historical value of Belle Meade Plantation and to educate the public about its significance in American History. Through generous donations, Belle Meade Plantation acquired this half (1/2) acre of land in October 2001, thus preserving part
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Settlements & Settlers.
Location. 36° 6.384′ N, 86° 51.864′ W. Marker is in Nashville, Tennessee, in Davidson County. The marker is on the grounds of the Belle Meade Plantation. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 5025 Harding Road (Entrance to the Plantation), Nashville TN 37205, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Belle Meade Plantation (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named Belle Meade Plantation (within shouting distance of this marker); War on the Home Front (within shouting distance of this marker); The Natchez Trace (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Parmer School (approx. 0.3 miles away); Belle Meade Golf Links Historic District (approx. 0.3 miles away); Hillwood Estates (approx. 0.6 miles away); The Harpeth Hall School (approx. 1.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Nashville.
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on October 3, 2013, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. This page has been viewed 468 times since then and 13 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on October 3, 2013, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. • Al Wolf was the editor who published this page.