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Sunnyside

 
 
Sunnyside Marker image. Click for full size.
By Kevin Hoch, February 20, 2012
1. Sunnyside Marker
Inscription. Home of Mary Benton, widow of Jesse Benton who left Nashville after a famous feud with Andrew Jackson in 1813. The Greek Revival house was built c. 1852 and stood between Union and Confederate lines during the Battle of Nashville in 1864. Prominent dentist L. G. Noel lived here for 45 years. The brick wings were added by Col. Granville Sevier during renovation of the house in the late 1920s.
 
Erected 2004 by The Historical Commission of Metropolitan Nashville and Davidson County. (Marker Number 118.)
 
Location. 36° 7.186′ N, 86° 47.369′ W. Marker is in Nashville, Tennessee, in Davidson County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of Kirkwood Avenue and Granny White Pike. Click for map. Located in front of the Sunnyside Mansion on top of the hill in Sevier Park. Marker is in this post office area: Nashville TN 37204, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within one mile of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Jack Clement Recording Studios (approx. 0.4 miles away); Battle of Nashville Monument (approx. 0.4 miles away); Belmont-Hillsboro Neighborhood (approx. half a mile away); Battle of Nashville (approx.
Sunnyside Marker image. Click for full size.
By Kevin Hoch, February 20, 2012
2. Sunnyside Marker
0.7 miles away); a different marker also named Battle of Nashville (approx. one mile away); Assault on Montgomery Hill (approx. one mile away); Hillsboro Toll Gate (approx. one mile away); Schofield's Jump-Off Line (approx. one mile away). Click for a list of all markers in Nashville.
 
More about this marker. Donated by the Questers International Granny White Chapter No. 874
 
Categories. Man-Made FeaturesSettlements & SettlersWar, US Civil
 
Sunnyside Mansion image. Click for full size.
By Kevin Hoch, February 20, 2012
3. Sunnyside Mansion
Sunnyside Mansion as viewed from the marker
Sunnyside Mansion image. Click for full size.
By Kevin Hoch, February 20, 2012
4. Sunnyside Mansion
Sunnyside Mansion viewed from the flagpole out front.
Sunnyside Mansion image. Click for full size.
By Kevin Hoch, February 20, 2012
5. Sunnyside Mansion
View from the parking lot for Sevier Park, located off of Clayton Avenue
Sunnyside Mansion image. Click for full size.
By Karl Stelly, April 4, 2014
6. Sunnyside Mansion
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Kevin Hoch of Tulsa, Oklahoma. This page has been viewed 592 times since then and 32 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on , by Kevin Hoch of Tulsa, Oklahoma.   6. submitted on , by Karl Stelly of Gettysburg, Pennsylvania. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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