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The History of Nashville: From Founding to Fortune

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Everywhere in Nashville has a story, from the first settlers in Nashville, to the many neighborhoods that can be traced back to generals in the Revolutionary War. We have always been curious about what foundations made Nashville the city that it is today, and can we see remnants of our past in the buildings we walk by everyday? Throughout our journey at XPLR.NASH, we’ve always been searching to see the history in the Nashville that we know and love today, and so we made a video to share some of the things that have formed the city that we all know and love.


We also cover many niche historical aspects of Nashville on our podcast Nashville Daily which you can find here:

Nashville History Playlist -

Neighborhood History: Wedgewood Houston -

Neighborhood History: 12 South -

Neighborhood History: Waverly Place -

Neighborhood History: Berry Hill -

Neighborhood History: Donelson -


Learn more about Nashville with the NASHVILLE DAILY PODCAST -



Natchez Trace


Timothy Demonbreun


Fort Nashborough


Andrew Jackson


TN State Capital


L & N Railroad


Civil War




The Centennial Exposition


Women’s Suffrage Movement


Civil Rights


Nashville in the 90’s


Davidson County


The Future of Nashville


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Photo 2 - John Donelson Heading to Nashville -

Photo 3 - Timothy Demonbreun -

Photo 4 - Timothy’s Cave -

Photo 5 - Timothy Demonbreun House -

Photo 6 - James Robertson -

Photo 7 - Andrew Jackson -

Photo 8 - L & N -

Photo 9- Fort Negley -

Photo 10 - The Centennial Exposition -

Photo 12 - Women’s Suffrage Movement -

Photo 13 - Jubilee Singers -

Photo 14 - Davidson County -,+TN,+USA/@36.1862324,-87.0654242,10z/data=!4m5!3m4!1s0x8864ec3213eb903d:0x9540f0a41b8f8437!8m2!3d36.1342563!4d-86.8220341

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