Jan Duke

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  • Jan Duke is a longtime resident of Nashville and has a Tennessee lineage that dates back well into the 18th century.
  • Jan is the author of "Historic Photos of Nashville."



Jan Duke is a former writer for TripSavvy, covering Nashville and middle Tennessee for more than a decade.

Jan's writing and photography have appeared and/or been featured in various local, national, and international media outlets, including The 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 Duke studied at the University of Maryland, Thomas Nelson Community College, and Volunteer State Community College.

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