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

Governors’ Mansion

 
 
Governors' Mansion Marker image. Click for full size.
By Kevin Hoch, February 7, 2012
1. Governors' Mansion Marker
Inscription. A residence built on this site in 1910 served as the residence of the governors of Tennessee from 1921 until 1949, when a residence on Curtiswood Lane was acquired by the state. Governors who lived here were Alfred Taylor, Austin Peay, Henry Horton, Hill McAlister, Gordon Browning, Prentice Cooper and Jim McCord. The building was used as offices before being razed in June 1979.
 
Erected by Tennessee Historical Commission. (Marker Number 3A 109.)
 
Location. 36° 8.992′ N, 86° 48.166′ W. Marker is in Nashville, Tennessee, in Davidson County. Marker is on West End Avenue (U.S. 70S) east of Louise Avenue, on the right when traveling west. Click for map. Located in front of the Caterpillar Financial Services Corp. building. Marker is at or near this postal address: 2120 West End Ave, Nashville TN 37203, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Vanderbilt University (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Saint Thomas Hospital (approx. 0.2 miles away); Wallace University School (approx. 0.2 miles away); Nashville Academy of Medicine (approx. 0.2 miles away); Scarritt College for Christian Workers
Governors' Mansion Marker image. Click for full size.
By Kevin Hoch, February 7, 2012
2. Governors' Mansion Marker
View of the marker in front of the Caterpillar Financial building from across West End Avenue
(approx. 0.4 miles away); Disciples of Christ Historical Society (approx. 0.4 miles away); Anne Dallas Dudley (approx. 0.4 miles away); Duncan College Preparatory School for Boys (approx. half a mile away). Click for a list of all markers in Nashville.
 
Categories. Notable Buildings
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Kevin Hoch of Tulsa, Oklahoma. This page has been viewed 512 times since then and 22 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Kevin Hoch of Tulsa, Oklahoma. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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