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In 1963, the City of Nashville and the Davidson County government merged, so the county government is now known as the "Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County," or "Metro Nashville" for short. Nashville has always been the region's center of commerce, industry, transportation, and culture, but it did not become the capital of Tennessee until 1827 and did not gain permanent capital status until 1843.
Nashville has sites and sounds you won't find anywhere else! If you are looking to hear great music, you are in the right city. Nashville has a vibrant arts community for both the visual and performing arts and things to do for the whole family. Metro Nashville offers thousands of acres of public parks and recreational activities to appeal to all ages and fitness levels.
Major historic sites include: the Hermitage, home of President Andrew Jackson; Belle Meade Plantation, which is an 1853 Greek-Revival mansion with winery, horse stables, carriage house, dairy and slave cabins;
Belmont Mansion is the largest house museum in Tennessee and the nineteenth century home of Adelicia Hayes Franklin Acklen Cheatham;
Traveller's Rest is a historic plantation built in 1799 by John Overton, prominent judge & political advisor to Andrew Jackson. It is the oldest house in Nashville open to the public;
Fisk University is a historically black university founded in 1866 in Nashville. The 40-acre campus is a historic district listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
Musical heritage "must-see" sites include: Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum, the Grand Old Opry, Ryman Auditorium and the Music City Walk of Fame.