Apr
1
Sat
Belle Meade Bookworms Online Discussion of Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet by Jamie Ford
Apr 1 all-day

Belle Meade Bookworms Online Discussion of Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet by Jamie Ford

About the Belle Meade Bookworms

The Belle Meade Bookworms Book Club is a Facebook group that offers historical fiction, classic literature and history lovers an opportunity for lively and polite discussion in a digital space.  The group reads one book selection per month with discussion beginning on the first Wednesday of the month.  The group’s administrator provides questions and historical facts to boost discussion and ad context to readings and correspondence.   

The Belle Meade Bookworms Book Club has no geographic boundaries and welcomes interested readers with a Facebook account to view the reading list and activities at https://www.facebook.com/groups/bmpbookworms/?fref=nf.

Apr
6
Thu
World War I Comes to Belle Meade Plantation @ Belle Meade Plantation
Apr 6 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

On April 6, 1917, America joined what would be called the “Great War” and plans for a military training camp located in the yet undeveloped Belle Meade community took form.  Join us at Belle Meade Plantation as we commemorate the centennial anniversary of this moment in American history with a World War I Fair.  The fair will premier a new exhibit about Camp Andrew Jackson, a Nashville military training camp located on what would become the grounds of the Warner Parks.  This all day event will begin at 10:00 a.m. and will feature reenactors running drills similar to those conducted at Camp Andrew Jackson.   Visitors are invited to enjoy educational stations dedicated to war propaganda, the changing role of women,  the war effort at home and other subjects.  This family friendly presentation is included with a Grounds Ticket ($12) and open to the public.   At 12:00 p.m. a flag raising ceremony will officially announce the debut of the Camp Andrew Jackson exhibition.   Click Here to purchase a Grounds Ticket for Belle Meade Plantation. 

 

 

About the Exhibition

The location of Camp Andrew Jackson was originally included in the Belle Meade Plantation property owned by the Hardings and the Jackson Family.  The new outdoor exhibition will center on the changing landscape of Belle Meade during the early 20th century and feature a training trench, flag pole and interpretive panels that describe Camp Andrew Jackson, Nashville and Belle Meade during the time of the Great War.

 

 

Apr
26
Wed
Fall In! Civil War at Belle Meade Plantation
Apr 26 @ 10:30 am – 12:45 pm


Fall In!
Civil War at Belle Meade Plantation

The American Civil War had a strong influence on many Tennessee families living during the mid-nineteenth century.  The Hardings of Belle Meade were no exception.  Fall In! Civil War at Belle Meade is a program that invites you and your home-schooler to discover the Harding family’s involvement and experiences in the war and its aftermath.  This tour focuses on life during the Civil War with discussion centering on Middle Tennessee. Students will “Fall In” and join our army for the day as they participate in nineteenth century letter-writing, signal flags, telegraphs, a mini-field school, artillery school, ambulance corps, and so much more.  For more information about this and other Home School History programs at Belle Meade Historic Site, visit http://bellemeadeplantation.com/home-school/.

May
6
Sat
Belle Meade Bookworms Online Discussion of Kindred by Octavia Butler
May 6 all-day

Kindred by Octavia Butler

Belle Meade Bookworms Online Discussion of Kindred by Octavia Butler

About the Belle Meade Bookworms

The Belle Meade Bookworms Book Club is a Facebook group that offers historical fiction, classic literature and history lovers an opportunity for lively and polite discussion in a digital space.  The group reads one book selection per month with discussion beginning on the first Wednesday of the month.  The group’s administrator provides questions and historical facts to boost discussion and ad context to readings and correspondence.   

The Belle Meade Bookworms Book Club has no geographic boundaries and welcomes interested readers with a Facebook account to view the reading list and activities at https://www.facebook.com/groups/bmpbookworms/?fref=nf.

Jun
3
Sat
Belle Meade Bookworms Online Discussion of Rose Under Fire by Elizabeth Wein
Jun 3 all-day

Rose Under Fire by Elizabeth Wein

Belle Meade Bookworms Online Discussion of Rose Under Fire by Elizabeth Wein

About the Belle Meade Bookworms

The Belle Meade Bookworms Book Club is a Facebook group that offers historical fiction, classic literature and history lovers an opportunity for lively and polite discussion in a digital space.  The group reads one book selection per month with discussion beginning on the first Wednesday of the month.  The group’s administrator provides questions and historical facts to boost discussion and ad context to readings and correspondence.   

The Belle Meade Bookworms Book Club has no geographic boundaries and welcomes interested readers with a Facebook account to view the reading list and activities at https://www.facebook.com/groups/bmpbookworms/?fref=nf.

Jul
1
Sat
Belle Meade Bookworms Online Discussion of The Barefoot Queen by Idefonso Falcones
Jul 1 all-day

The Barefoot Queen by Ildefonso Falcones

Belle Meade Bookworms Online Discussion of The Barefoot Queen by Idefonso Falcones

About the Belle Meade Bookworms

The Belle Meade Bookworms Book Club is a Facebook group that offers historical fiction, classic literature and history lovers an opportunity for lively and polite discussion in a digital space.  The group reads one book selection per month with discussion beginning on the first Wednesday of the month.  The group’s administrator provides questions and historical facts to boost discussion and ad context to readings and correspondence.  

The Belle Meade Bookworms Book Club has no geographic boundaries and welcomes interested readers with a Facebook account to view the reading list and activities at https://www.facebook.com/groups/bmpbookworms/

Aug
5
Sat
Belle Meade Bookworms Online Discussion of The Bonesetter’s Daughter by Amy Tan
Aug 5 all-day

Belle Meade Bookworms Online Discussion of The Bonesetter’s Daughter by Amy Tan

About the Belle Meade Bookworms

The Belle Meade Bookworms Book Club is a Facebook group that offers historical fiction, classic literature and history lovers an opportunity for lively and polite discussion in a digital space.  The group reads one book selection per month with discussion beginning on the first Wednesday of the month.  The group’s administrator provides questions and historical facts to boost discussion and ad context to readings and correspondence.  

The Belle Meade Bookworms Book Club has no geographic boundaries and welcomes interested readers with a Facebook account to view the reading list and activities at https://www.facebook.com/groups/bmpbookworms/

Sep
2
Sat
Belle Meade Bookworms Online Discussion of Circling the Sun by Paula McLain
Sep 2 all-day

Belle Meade Bookworms Online Discussion of Circling the Sun by Paula McLain

About the Belle Meade Bookworms

The Belle Meade Bookworms Book Club is a Facebook group that offers historical fiction, classic literature and history lovers an opportunity for lively and polite discussion in a digital space.  The group reads one book selection per month with discussion beginning on the first Wednesday of the month.  The group’s administrator provides questions and historical facts to boost discussion and ad context to readings and correspondence.  

The Belle Meade Bookworms Book Club has no geographic boundaries and welcomes interested readers with a Facebook account to view the reading list and activities at https://www.facebook.com/groups/bmpbookworms/

Oct
7
Sat
Belle Meade Bookworms Online Discussion of One Thousand White Women: The Journals of Mary Dodd by Jim Fergus
Oct 7 all-day

Belle Meade Bookworms Online Discussion of One Thousand White Women: The Journals of Mary Dodd by Jim Fergus

About the Belle Meade Bookworms

The Belle Meade Bookworms Book Club is a Facebook group that offers historical fiction, classic literature and history lovers an opportunity for lively and polite discussion in a digital space.  The group reads one book selection per month with discussion beginning on the first Wednesday of the month.  The group’s administrator provides questions and historical facts to boost discussion and ad context to readings and correspondence.  

The Belle Meade Bookworms Book Club has no geographic boundaries and welcomes interested readers with a Facebook account to view the reading list and activities at https://www.facebook.com/groups/bmpbookworms/

Nov
4
Sat
Belle Meade Bookworms Online Discussion of The Daughters of Witching Hill by Mary Sharratt
Nov 4 all-day

Belle Meade Bookworms Online Discussion of The Daughters of Witching Hill by Mary Sharratt

About the Belle Meade Bookworms

The Belle Meade Bookworms Book Club is a Facebook group that offers historical fiction, classic literature and history lovers an opportunity for lively and polite discussion in a digital space.  The group reads one book selection per month with discussion beginning on the first Wednesday of the month.  The group’s administrator provides questions and historical facts to boost discussion and ad context to readings and correspondence.  

The Belle Meade Bookworms Book Club has no geographic boundaries and welcomes interested readers with a Facebook account to view the reading list and activities at https://www.facebook.com/groups/bmpbookworms/

 

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