South Field - Nashville, Tennessee
Posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS
N 36° 09.532 W 086° 46.904
16S E 519632 N 4001591
Quick Description: Plaque giving history of early military training ground in Nashville, Tennessee.
Location: Tennessee, United States
Date Posted: 3/17/2013 1:38:06 PM
Waymark Code: WMGKV9
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member onfire4jesus
Views: 1

Long Description:

Text of plaque:

The South Field

Also called the Commons originally 240 acres extending south to the river, given to Davidson Academy by the State of North Carolina.  Famous as a mustering ground, here 4000 Tennessee militia were reviewed by Andrew Jackson and Lafayette on the latters visit to Nashville in 1825.

Erected By Division Of Archives & History
State of Tennessee  1928 

Group that erected the marker: Division of Archives & History State of Tennessee

Address of where the marker is located. Approximate if necessary:
8th & Broadway
Customhouse Grounds
Nashville, Tennessee


URL of a web site with more information about the history mentioned on the sign: Not listed

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