History

A Story Unlike Any Other 

This house is the existing legacy of many lives: the Acklens who commissioned it, and the enslaved African Americans and European immigrants who built it and supported its operation. This house stands as testament to those lives. It is the place wherein their stories are recorded and shared.

The Civil War at Belmont Mansion

During the decisive Battle of Nashville  December 1864, Belmont Mansion was the headquarters for the 4th Corps of the U. S. Army of the Cumberland and witness to the unfolding of the battle that effectively ended the Civil War in the Western Theater. 

Blogging at Belmont Mansion

From stories of the people who lived here to details of the restoration of the house Belmont Mansion blog posts help to deepen the understanding of this place and its past.

Elopement Packages at Belmont Mansion

Intimate and elegant wedding ceremonies are popular at Belmont Mansion! 

 

Visit BelmontMansionEvents.com to review options to Elope in Nashville at Belmont Mansion. 

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GPS ADDRESS

Belmont Blvd & Acklen Avenue 

Nashville, TN 37212

MAILING ADDRESS

1900 Belmont Blvd

Nashville, TN 37212

615-460-5459

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The architecture of Belmont Mansion makes it one of the most significant homes of 19th century Tennessee.

Sold by the Acklen family in 1887, the house went to a developer who began one of Nashville’s early suburbs.

It was then purchased by two women who in 1890 started a college which evolved into Belmont University. Today the Belmont Mansion Association, which was formed in 1972, owns the collection, runs the museum, and shares this unique story of 19th century Nashville with visitors from far and near.

Photos by Ed Houk