Fort Nashborough on the Riverfront in Nashville, TN
In 1779, the Nashville area nothing but wilderness along the banks of the Cumberland River. By 1780, the first Nashville residents settled in the area and began building the settlement known as Fort Nashborough.
Located on the banks of the river, today's Fort Nashborough is an authentic replica of the original settlement including log cabins, costumed recreators and more. This historical and educational attraction is free for visitors who embark on a self-guided tour of Nashville's past.