This Used to Be Nashville

by:  Jim Hoobler 

$22.50
Description
What did that auditorium with the re used to be? What happened to all the local whiskey distilleries during Prohibition? Do you ever wander through Nashville and wonder about the stories of the different buildings? This Used to be Nashville is your photographic journey into the past to learn the tales that all those walls would have heard if they had ears. First settled in 1779, Nashville has grown into what the New York Times calls America's "It City." Learn about the Ryman Auditorium, which started out as a religious revival hall, and seamy Climax Saloon, which is now a boutique hotel. Greenbrier Distillery, once the very dominant Tennessee whiskey brand, closed in 1908 due to state prohibition, but it was reborn when descendants of the original family found their roots, and relaunched the brand with the original formula. VisitBelmont, the home of one of the country's wealthiest women, which is now the crown jewel of a university campus. Local curator Jim Hoobler brings together an impressive collection of stories of the highs and lows of the past, in what is now one of the countries most visited tourist destinations. You'll never look at a building in Nashville the same way again.
This Used to Be Nashville

This Used to Be Nashville

$22.50