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

Nashville Centennial

1780~1880

 
 
Nashville Centennial Marker image. Click for full size.
By Sandra Hughes, September 26, 2009
1. Nashville Centennial Marker
Inscription. The Centennial Exposition on this site in 1880 from April 23 through May 30, marked a century of progress since the founding of Nashville. There were parades, oratory, music; historical, art and commercial exhibits; theatrical performances, and "the grandest display of fireworks ever seen in Nashville."
 
Erected 1969 by The Historical Commission of Metropolitan Nashville and Davidson County. (Marker Number 14.)
 
Location. 36° 9.52′ N, 86° 46.94′ W. Marker is in Nashville, Tennessee, in Davidson County. Marker is on Broadway. Click for map. Located in front of Estes Kefauver Federal Building U.S. Courthouse. Located near the end of building near 8th Ave North. Marker is at or near this postal address: 801 Broadway, Nashville TN 37203, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Captain John Gordon 1763-1819 (within shouting distance of this marker); The South Field (within shouting distance of this marker); Christ Church Cathedral/Old Christ Church (1831~1890) (within shouting distance of this marker); Nashville's First Public School (within shouting distance of this marker); Randall Jarrel
Annuit CCeptis at Courthouse image. Click for full size.
By Sandra Hughes, September 26, 2009
2. Annuit CCeptis at Courthouse
Annuit CCeptis MDCCLXXVI – The Date at the Base of the Pyramid on the Great Seal of the United States ~1776 ~ 13 states ~13 steps of pyramid for 13 states. Eye of Providence
(about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Customs House (about 400 feet away); First Baptist Church (about 600 feet away); Vauxhall Garden Site (approx. 0.2 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Nashville.
 
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Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Sandra Hughes of Killen, Usa. This page has been viewed 620 times since then and 21 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Sandra Hughes of Killen, Usa. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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