2 hr - Historic Downtown Nashville to Bicentennial Mall State Park Carriage Ride

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  • Live Guide
  • Private Tour
  • E-Ticket
  • 2 hr

2 Hour Ride not available from Dec 10th through Jan 1st This exciting private carriage ride is jam packed with beautiful sites, historic landmarks and fun facts about Nashville’s long history. From downtown Nashville with all it’s sites and sounds to Bicentennial Mall State Park, which is patterned after the National Mall in Washington, D.C. Private Reverse Ride, Call to schedule your Ride Pickup and Drop-off at 100 Broadway downtown Nashville only **Sights maybe altered due to traffic conditions or city issue due to police diverting routes for construction reason.

Itinerary Details

Operated by: Sugar Creek Carriages

This is a typical itinerary for this product

Pass By: Fort Nashborough

Fort Nashborough was the stockade established in early 1779 in the French Lick area of the Cumberland River valley, as a forerunner to the settlement that would become the city of Nashville, Tennessee. The fort was not a military garrison.

Pass By: Printer's Alley

SchermerhPrinter’s Alley is a famous alley in downtown Nashville, Tennessee, U.S., between Third and Fourth Avenues, running from Union Street to Commerce Street. The portion of the alley between Union and Church Street is the home of a nightclub district that dates back to the 1940s. At the beginning of the 20th century, Printer’s Alley was home to a thriving publishing industry.Printer’s Alley first became a nightclub and entertainment district, sale of liquor for on premise consumption was illegal in Nashville (and throughout Tennessee). Restaurants and clubs in the alley served liquor anyway, often claiming it had been “brown bagged” (brought in by customers). One famous Printer’s Alley club was Jimmy Hyde’s Carousel Club, a jazz venue frequented by many Nashville musicians. Paul McCartney mentioned Printer’s Alley in his song “Sally G.”

Pass By: Tennessee State Capitol

The Tennessee State Capitol, is the seat of government for the U.S. state of Tennessee. It serves as the home of both houses of the Tennessee General Assembly–the Tennessee House of Representatives and the Tennessee Senate–and also contains the governor’s office. Designed by architect William Strickland (1788–1854) of Philadelphia and Nashville, it was built between 1845 and 1859 and is one of Nashville’s most prominent examples of Greek Revival architecture. The building, one of 12 state capitols that does not have a dome, was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1970 and named a National Historic Landmark in 1971. The tomb of James K. Polk, the 11th president of the United States, is on the capitol grounds.

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Davidson County Courthouse, also known as Metropolitan Courthouse, is an Art Deco building built during 1936–37 in Nashville, Tennessee. It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1987. It is an eight-story steelframe building sheathed with light beige Indiana limestone and gray-green granite as trim at entrances. It was designed by Nashville architect Emmons H. Woolwine and Hirons and Dennison of New York, who won a design competition for the project. It was the first building with central air conditioning in Davidson County.

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The War Memorial Auditorium is a 2,000-seat performance hall located in Nashville, Tennessee. Built in 1925, it served as home of the Grand Ole Opry during 1939-43. It is also known as the War Memorial Building, the Tennessee War Memorial, or simply the War Memorial. It is located across the street from, and is governed by, the Tennessee Performing Arts Center, and is also adjacent to the Tennessee State Capitol. It received an architectural award at the time of its construction, and was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 2017.After the conclusion of World War I, plans began to erect a building in Nashville to memorialize the soldiers who had lost their lives in the conflict. The building on land between Union, Sixth, Seventh, and Cedar (now Charlotte) streets, very close to the State Capitol building designed by William Strickland.

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The Tennessee Performing Arts Center, or TPAC, is located in the James K. Polk Cultural Center at 505 Deaderick Street in downtown Nashville, Tennessee, occupying an entire city block between 5th and 6th Avenues North and Deaderick and Union Streets. The cultural center adjoins the 18-story James K. Polk State Office Building.

Pass By: Downtown Presbyterian Church

The Downtown Presbyterian Church in Nashville, Tennessee, a part of the Presbyterian Church (USA), was formerly known as First Presbyterian Church. The church is located at the corner of Fifth Avenue and Church Street. As Old First Presbyterian Church it was designated a National Historic Landmark in 1993, for its distinctive Egyptian Revival architecture.

Pass By: Andrew Jackson's Hermitage

Nashville’s most original and longest standing hotel. Built in 1910 in a group effort by the community, our luxury Nashville hotel has been the backdrop for 106 years of traditions, memories, and iconic moments. As the top hotel in Tennessee and the most cherished, we look forward to being your home-away-from-home. Like the locals have said for more than a century, “Meet me at The Hermitage.”

Stop At: Bicentennial Capitol Mall State Park

As an outdoor museum, the mall features a series of design elements that highlight the natural and cultural history of Tennessee. RIVERS OF TENNESSEE FOUNTAINS, AMPHITHEATER, COURT OF THREE STARS, CARILLON, WALKWAY OF THE COUNTIES, PATHWAY OF HISTORY, MEMORIALS AND MONUMENTS

Duration: 2 hour
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