Belmont Edition


This edition of the Tennessee Historical Quarterly is dedicated to Adelicia Acklen and her home Belmont Mansion. It includes four chapters:


  • Adelicia Acklen: Beyond the "Belmont" Legend and Lore by Brenda Jackson-Abernathy
  • Belmont Mansion: An Icon of the American Country House Movement by Jerry Trescott
  • "Making a Display": Adelicia Acklen's Tennessee Family Portraits by Rachel Stephens
  • Grounds of "Improvement": The Belmont Mansion Garden by Judy Bullington


Tennessee Historical Quarterly: Belmont Edition

A publication of the Tennessee Historical Society in cooperation with the Tennessee Historical Commission

Nashville, TN

Volume LXXVI, Spring 2017, Number 1

Copyright 2017

ISBN: 9780578402680

Paperback, 128 pages, with color illustrations


Dimensions: 11"h x 8.5"w x 0.25"d


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