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

Johnson's Station

 
 
Johnson's Station Marker image. Click for full size.
By Kevin Hoch, March 9, 2012
1. Johnson's Station Marker
Inscription. A double log house and a few log cabins, partially picketed, stood here about 1790. On May 9, 1793, 4 children on their way to the spring were attacked by Indians. Three were scalped and killed. One escaped. The home of Charles Bosley, wealthy pioneer and a member of the Nickajack Expedition, later stood on this site.
 
Erected 1969 by The Historical Commission of Metropolitan Nashville and Davidson County. (Marker Number 18.)
 
Location. 36° 7.792′ N, 86° 50.367′ W. Marker is in Nashville, Tennessee, in Davidson County. Marker is at the intersection of Harding Pike (U.S. 70S) and Vine Court, on the right when traveling west on Harding Pike. Click for map. Located at the entrance to Aquinas College. Marker is in this post office area: Nashville TN 37205, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Montgomery Bell Academy (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Battle of Nashville (approx. 0.3 miles away); Dutchman's Curve Train Wreck (approx. 0.6 miles away); The Craighead House (approx. 0.8 miles away); West End High School
Johnson's Station Marker image. Click for full size.
By Kevin Hoch, March 9, 2012
2. Johnson's Station Marker
(approx. 0.9 miles away); Richland-West End (approx. 0.9 miles away); XVI Corps Line of Departure (approx. 1.3 miles away); Albertine Maxwell (approx. 1.3 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Nashville.
 
Also see . . .  Nickajack Expedition - Wikipedia. (Submitted on March 10, 2012, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.)
 
Categories. Native AmericansSettlements & Settlers
 
Johnson's Station Marker image. Click for full size.
By Kevin Hoch, March 9, 2012
3. Johnson's Station Marker
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Kevin Hoch of Tulsa, Oklahoma. This page has been viewed 579 times since then and 11 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Kevin Hoch of Tulsa, Oklahoma. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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