Jan Duke

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Jan is a longtime resident of the Nashville & Middle Tennessee Area and as one of the "First Families of Tennessee", has a Tennessee lineage and ancestry that dates back well into the 18th century.


Jan has been a freelance writer for well over a decade and has written hundreds of articles related to the city of Nashville and/or the state of Tennessee.

Jan is a published author and photographer - her works have appeared and/or been featured in various local, national, and international media outlets that have included, but not limited to: New york Times, Time LIFE, Pearson Education, Nashville Public Television (PBS), Talk of the Town (CBS), Gannett, McGraw Hill, and the Country Music Hall of Fame & Museum.



Jan's educational background includes the University of Maryland, Thomas Nelson Community College, and Volunteer State Community College.

Jan Duke

Exploring Music City U.S.A and finding the many unique and exciting things that the Middle Tennessee Area has to offer is one of my favorite things to do.
My hope is to endear Nashville visitors and residents alike to let me humbly show and guide them through every aspect of what this great city has to offer, whether you are visiting for a day or a lifetime.

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