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Nashville in Davidson County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
 

Sampson W. Keeble

 
 
Sampson W. Keeble Marker image. Click for full size.
By Kathy Walker, October 24, 2009
1. Sampson W. Keeble Marker
Inscription. Sampson W. Keeble, barber, businessman, and civic leader, became the first African-American to serve in the Tennessee General Assembly. Serving from 1873 to 1875, Keeble was appointed to the House Military Affairs Committee and the Immigration Committee. After service in the legislature, he was elected magistrate in Davidson County and served from 1877 to 1882.
 
Erected by Tennessee Historical Commission. (Marker Number 3A 130.)
 
Location. 36° 9.712′ N, 86° 46.493′ W. Marker is in Nashville, Tennessee, in Davidson County. Marker is at the intersection of Broadway and 2nd Avenue North, on the right when traveling east on Broadway. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 111 Broadway, Nashville TN 37201, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Demonbreum's Cave (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Battle of the Bluffs (about 500 feet away); Colonel John Donelson (approx. 0.2 miles away); Thomas Green Ryman (approx. 0.2 miles away); Colonel James Robertson (approx. 0.2 miles away); Fort Nashborough
Sampson W. Keeble Marker image. Click for full size.
By Kathy Walker, October 24, 2009
2. Sampson W. Keeble Marker
(approx. 0.2 miles away); a different marker also named Fort Nashborough (approx. 0.2 miles away); William Walker (approx. 0.2 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Nashville.
 
Categories. African AmericansGovernmentNotable Persons
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Kathy Walker of Stafford, Virginia. This page has been viewed 767 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Kathy Walker of Stafford, Virginia. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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