Voyage of Adventure: Retracing Donelson's JourneyFavoriteAdd to Favorites In 1779, John Donelson set out on a river journey that would lead to the founding of Nashville. Photographer John Guider followed 240 years later, capturing contemporary images of Tennessee’s waters in a boat of his own making. This is the story of one man’s love of nature. It’s also a story of the Frontier, but not the American Frontier; America was yet to be born. Major funding is provided by The Anne Potter Wilson Foundation, Bank of America, N.A. Trustee, Martin S. Brown, Jr. and the MSB Cockayne Fund, Gilbert S. Merritt, and DELL. Additional support provided by Eileen Beehan, Sally Pack Farms, Karen Dunn Cochran, Julie Davis, Rachel Stockley Donelson Chapter DAR, Sally L. Dunn, Andrew Donelson Dunn, Calvin and Marilyn Lehew, and Ophelia Paine. Special thanks to Robinson Regen.