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Freeland's Station

 
 
Freeland's Station - Looking North image. Click for full size.
By R. E. Smith, September 2, 2007
1. Freeland's Station - Looking North
Inscription. On this site stood one of the principal stations of the Cumberland Settlements. Felix Robertson, son of Col. James Robertson and the first white child born in the Settlement, was born here, Jan. 11, 1781. On Jan. 15 the fort was heavily attacked by Indians, who were repulsed and driven westward.
 
Erected by Tennessee Historical Commission. (Marker Number 3A 42.)
 
Location. 36° 10.719′ N, 86° 47.701′ W. Marker is in Nashville, Tennessee, in Davidson County. Marker is on 8th Avenue North (U.S. 41), in the median. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Nashville TN 37208, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Assumption Church / Cardinal Stritch (approx. 0.3 miles away); Adolphus Heiman (approx. 0.4 miles away); Germantown Historic District (approx. half a mile away); Saint Cecilia Academy (approx. 0.7 miles away); Richardson House (approx. 0.8 miles away); The John Wesley Work Home (approx. 0.8 miles away); Jubilee Hall (approx. 0.9 miles away); Desegregating Nashville's Lunch Counters (approx. 0.9 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Nashville.
 
Categories. LandmarksSettlements & Settlers
 
Freeland's Station - Looking South image. Click for full size.
By R. E. Smith, September 2, 2007
2. Freeland's Station - Looking South
Freeland's Station image. Click for full size.
By R. E. Smith, September 2, 2007
3. Freeland's Station
Freeland's Station - As Seen on the Median image. Click for full size.
By R. E. Smith, September 2, 2007
4. Freeland's Station - As Seen on the Median
 
 
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