Tennessee Historical Quarterly


Tennessee Historical Quarterly: Belmont Edition


This edition of the Tennessee Historical Quarterly is dedicated to Adelicia Acklen and 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

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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(includes shipping and handling)

Shipped via USPS Media Mail Service within continental U.S. only.

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All previews and meetings regarding weddings or other rental events are available by appointment only. To schedule an appointment or inquire

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Nashville, TN 37212


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Nashville, TN 37212


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