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“Wonderful plantation tour”

Belle Meade Plantation
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Belle Meade Plantation Mansion Tour
Ranked #12 of 252 things to do in Nashville
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Owner description: Belle Meade Plantation is a non-profit historic site located in Nashville, TN. Established in 1807, Belle Meade was revered as the greatest thoroughbred stud farm in the United States. It was home to Iroquois,the first American bred horse to win the Epsom Derby and the great foundation sire,Bonnie Scotland,whose descendants include Secretariat, Seattle Slew, Native Dancer, Big Brown and California Chrome. Belle Meade was owned and operated by the Harding-Jackson family for nearly a century from 1807 until 1906. Today their home is restored to its turn of the century appearance along with several original outbuildings.
Clear Lake, Iowa
Level 2 Contributor
5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Wonderful plantation tour”
Reviewed June 18, 2014

Beautiful grounds. Fascinating history of the plantation, the people and the horses that lived there. Our tour guide for the plantation house was excellent. She was able to answer all of our questions. Even our 14 year old granddaughter enjoyed the tour of the house and grounds. This was a great start to our Tennessee vacation.

Visited June 2014
1 Thank Sharon B
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Evergreen Park, Illinois
Level 4 Contributor
24 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
“Great Tour”
Reviewed June 18, 2014

Toured the Belle Meade last weekend with my husband and 21 and 23 year old daughters. We all really enjoyed it. Great tour guides, so much history! The wine tasting at the end of the tour is an added bonus :) We brought home some wine for ourselves and as gifts. Would definitely recommend it.

Visited June 2014
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Jordanstown,N Ireland
Level 6 Contributor
118 reviews
31 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
“Very Enjoyable”
Reviewed June 18, 2014

Good tour of a Greek Revival mansion with informative guides in period costume. The tour starts with the carriages, progresses through the mansion to the winery where samples are available. There is also a restaurant and a substantial gift shop. Would like to have stayed slightly longer than the time allowed by our tour company in order to explore the grounds more.

Visited May 2014
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Appleton, WI
Level 6 Contributor
323 reviews
55 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 110 helpful votes
“WOW - Great History”
Reviewed June 18, 2014

What a great step back in time. The home and grounds are so beautiful. There is a nice winery on grounds. All purchases go back to the plantation.

Visited June 2014
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Elk River, Minnesota
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85 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
“worth the stop”
Reviewed June 17, 2014

plan on spending a few hours here. the self guided tour of the out grounds gives you time to really enjoy all that there is to see.. the guided tour of the plantation house was awesome. our tour guide Jesse was great! could answer most question's and honest enough to admit when he could not. Would stop again, history of the usa is always something we love to learn about!

Visited June 2014
1 Thank char m
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