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historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM27YU_little-jimmy-dickens_Nashville-TN.html
Little Jimmy Dickens first debuted on the Ryman stage in 1948 and went on to become one of the longest tenured and most beloved members of the Grand Ole Opry. His rhinestone-studded outfit, wild novelty hits, and infectious country humor captured …
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Jacques-Timothé De Montbrun, born on Mar. 23, 1741, in Boucherville, Quebec, was the first white man to live in the Nashville area. Beginning in 1769, he spent several winters here trading for furs. He served as Lieut. Gov. of Illinois Coun…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM27YK_nineteenth-amendment-to-the-united-states-constitution_Nashville-TN.html
How Tennessee Became "The Perfect 36" Centennial Park was the site of several suffrage rallies in the 1910s as suffragist marched from the state capitol to the park. They gave speeches and performances to thousands in attendance to garner suppor…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM27LL_monroe-harding_Nashville-TN.html
In 1893, Fannie E.Harding founded Monroe Harding Memorial Orphanage in honor of her late husband, Dr. James Monroe Harding. The Presbyterian Church supported the home. It moved to Glendale Lane in 1934 to serve children of all ages. In the 1970s, …
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM248O_whites-creek-and-the-war_Nashville-TN.html
During the Civil War, Confederate Capt. John H. Earthman (a descendant of one of the earliest Whites Creek settlers) raised a company of soldiers. Accepted into service at Whites Creek on April 25, 1861, the company mustered in at Nashville on May…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM21BW_an-urban-greenway_Nashville-TN.html
Side 1 From prehistory to the present, the Cumberland River has shaped our city. By the early 1800's, the town of Nashville was thriving because of its proximity to this natural water highway. Goods such as flour, tobacco, pork and iron were reg…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM1YZW_carper-homestead_Nashville-TN.html
Known to be one of the oldest houses remaining from the early American era. Orginally located on Cane Ridge Road at Antioch, Tennessee. The materials were removed piece-by-piece and rebuilt exactly as it stood when occupied by the Carper Ge…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM1Y70_battle-of-nashville-monument_Nashville-TN.html
The Battle of Nashville Monument The Statue The Battle of Nashville Monument was commissioned by the Ladies Battlefield Association (Mrs. James E. Caldwell, President) and created by Giuseppe Moretti. (Look for his signature at the lower right…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM1XZG_old-harding-pike-historical_Nashville-TN.html
When Lewis DeMoss first settled less than a mile here around 1800, there was an old north-south trail across this river bottom, which is still known by many as DeMoss Bottom. It was one of several approaches to the northern end of what in the 1700…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM1T2N_granny-white-grave-historical_Nashville-TN.html
Grave of Lucinda "Granny" White, who settled here in 1803 on 50 acres of land. She died in 1815 at about age 73. Granny White Tavern stood 200' to the north. Famous for its food, brandy, and comfortable beds, it attracted travelers from the Natche…
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