At the conclusion of Samuel Jones’s series of meetings, the tent was removed, construction recommenced and no further events were held until May 4, 1892.
May Music Festival with The Theodore Thomas Orchestra was the first concert at the Ryman.
The concert was the idea of The Ladies Hermitage Association, the group of women who in 1889 started their group to save Andrew Jackson’s home.
The concert was a benefit to the LHA to acquire relics belonging to Andrew Jackson so they would remain at his home.
This FREE event was held on May 20, 2017, from a.m. For more information, scroll to the top of the page and select Community, Done In a Day Projects and Application.
On May 10, 1885, a wealthy, rough hewn Nashville riverboat captain named Thomas Ryman heard Jones speak at a tent revival three blocks from here. Ryman became a man who looked to a higher God than money for his calling. The people of the city donated both time and money to complete the Union Gospel Tabernacle, the name of this building when it opened to the community in 1892. Wells was born in Holly Springs, Mississippi, on July 16, 1862.A journalist, Wells led an anti-lynching crusade in the United States in the 1890s, and went on to found and become integral in groups striving for African-American justice. Born a slave in 1862, Ida Bell Wells was the oldest daughter of James and Lizzie Wells. This forum covers Nashville, TN local community news, events for your calendar, and updates from colleges, churches, sports, and classifieds. Give us your feedback on government issues or coverage from TV stations and Radio networks in your area.It was religious inspiration that took this building from a dream to reality.