METRO HISTORICAL COMMISSION FOUNDATION
The Metro Historical Commission Foundation is a 501 (c) (3) non-profit friends group which assists the MHC in its efforts to identify, protect, study, and interpret the rich history of Nashville.
Built in 1852 and once the home of Mary Benton, widow of Jesse Benton, this beautiful Greek Revival stood between the Union and Confederate lines during the Battle of Nashville.
NASHVILLE CONFERENCE ON AFRICAN-AMERICAN HISTORY & CULTURE
The Historical Commission’s one-day program co-sponsored with Tennessee State University for more than 30 years has brought together historians, educators, students, and other individuals interested in how African Americans shaped the history of Nashville and Tennessee.