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The New Edition Community of Nashville is a neighborhood with a hometown feel. The neighborhood has ranch houses built from the 1950 to 1989. Contemporary, split-level homes built after the 1990s are also part of the established neighborhood.
The neighborhood was built for families, and is only a 15-minute drive to the attractions of Nashville. The schools near the neighborhood are part of the Metropolitan Nashville Public Schools. The New Edition Community is also an ideal place for outdoor enthusiasts since the neighborhood is close to parks and state parks in and around Nashville. Lower housing prices, access to schools and parks and a short commute by personal automobile to Nashville are some of the reasons why the New Edition Community draws singles and families.
Fort Negley was built during the Civil War by the Union after the fall of Nashville. The 1862 fort is on the National Register of Historic Places.
The Hermitage is the 1837 mansion and 1,120-acre plantation that was the home of Andrew Jackson, seventh president of the United States. The mansion is an example of Greek revival architecture. Jackson, his wife Rachel, and slave Albert are buried in the English garden behind the mansion. Other buildings on the plantation include a slave’s kitchen, the original 1804 cabin of the estate, a pump house, and slave cabins.
The museum at the Hermitage has exhibits showing life at Jackson’s plantation. Jackson was known as a man who was “property rich.” Exhibits include his expensive carriages and Rachel’s china and silverware. Included in the exhibit are dolls, toys, and coins once owned by Jackson’s slaves. Before touring the Hermitage, visitors watch a brief movie on Jackson’s life.
The Sarrat Cinema and Gallery at Vanderbilt University plays foreign, classic and independent films. The gallery has contemporary art exhibits by United States artists.