Events at Fort Negley Park
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Upcoming Events

Path to Freedom Program: Public Lecture by Dr. Thavolia Glymph

Saturday, October 8, 2022 at 1:00 pm.

A Public Lecture by Dr. Thavolia Glymph, Peabody Family Distinguished Professor of History, Professor of Law, Faculty Research Scholar at the Duke Population Research Institute.

Dr. Glymph’s research focuses on slavery, emancipation, plantation societies and economies, gender and women’s history, and the era of Reconstruction. Please click these links for more information:


Path to Freedom Program: Harriet Tubman Birthday Celebration

Saturday, September 10, 2022 from 10:00am to 1:00pm

Bring the kids and join us for a birthday celebration in honor of the Underground Railroad’s most famous conductor. Enjoy cupcakes and make birthday cards anytime from 10:00 am to 1:00 pm. Join us for a story hour at 12:00 pm featuring books about Harriet Tubman and the Underground Railroad.

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Recurring Events

Fossil Finders

This program is perfect for fossil enthusiasts of all ages and experience levels. Join a geologist volunteer the second Saturday of each month from 9:30 am to 11:30 am.


The Nashville Civil War Roundtable meets at the Fort Negley Visitors Center the third Tuesday of the month from 7 pm to 8 pm. Join them for scholarly presentations

Arts & Music at Wedgewood-Houston

Arts & Music at Wedgewood-Houston is South Nashville’s monthly art walk. Each first Saturday, beginning at 6pm join hundreds of others to visit over a dozen venues within walking distance


The Sons of Union Veterans meets at the Fort Negley Visitors Center the fourth Tuesday every other month from 6 pm to 7:30 pm. Programs are open to all.

Guided Tours

Join us the third Saturday of each month at 9:30am to learn about the rich 155+ year history of the park from one of our staff! Click here to learn more.