The Metropolitan Historical Commission Foundation is an organization focused on history based on place, education, community outreach, and modernizing the ways in which the public can navigate local history in a mobile and interactive world. It is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit friends group which assists the MHC in its efforts to identify, protect, study and interpret the rich history of Nashville. Click here to read more about the history of the Sunnyside structure and Sevier Park. For more information about the MHCF contact us at: info@nashvillemhcf.org.

Sunnyside Mansion, home of the Metro Historical Commission, is located in Sevier Park in the 12th South neighborhood.

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Board Officers

Ann Roberts


Leslie Newman


David Paine


Dr. Brandon Owens

Dr. Mary Ellen Pethel

Paula Godsey

Phil Thomason

Steve Sirls

Kem Hinton

Tom Vickstrom

Tim Walker


Ashley White

James Dunn