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Fort Negley Clean Up and Tour
Fort Negley
Saturday, Mar 16, 2019 1:00 PM
Join us for a day of service learning as we soak in the history of Nashville's Fort Negley. Built entire by African American soldiers during the Civil War, Fort Negley was a Union stronghold during the Battle of Nashville.
 
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Event Summary

Join us for a day of service learning as we soak in the history of Nashville's Fort Negley. Built entirely by African American soldiers during the Civil War, Fort Negley was a Union stronghold during the Battle of Nashville. At the time of it's construction, Fort Negley was the largest inland military foritification in the entire country. Through a variety of primary sources, the Fort Negley Visitor's Center tells a comprehesive history of the fort's involvement in the war as well as it's 20th century significance.

We'll have the opportunity to take part in a guided tour of the fort alongside knowledgable experts including a civil war historian from Vanderbilt University. At the conclusion of the tour we will help in a variety of service projects around the fort to ensure that our neighbors will be able to enjoy it for years to come!


Price: Free!

When: Saturday, March 16 @ 1pm-3pm

Where: Fort Negley Park

1100 Fort Negley Blvd, Nashville, TN 37203

Kids: Open to all ages!

Weather: This trip is drizzle or shine. In the event of severe inclement weather, the event will be rescheduled.

Registration: Mandatory! Please click the link above to sign up!