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Site of First Store

 
 
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By Denise Boose, July 11, 2012
1. Site of First Store Marker
Inscription. Lardner Clark came from Philadelphia in the early 1780's with ten horses packed with piece goods, needles and pins. He established Nashville's first drygoods store by 1786, on a site 30 yards east. The building, which served as store, tavern and dwelling, faced south and was known as "the house with a plazza."
 
Erected 1963 by The Historical Commission of Metropolitan Nashville and Davidson County. (Marker Number 3.)
 
Location. 36° 9.912′ N, 86° 46.63′ W. Marker is in Nashville, Tennessee, in Davidson County. Marker is on 2nd Avenue North, on the right when traveling north. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 436 2nd Avenue North, Nashville TN 37219, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Founding of Nashville (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Seeing Eye (about 500 feet away); Jacques Timothe Boucher de Montbrun (about 500 feet away); Fort Nashborough (about 500 feet away); Colonel Richard Henderson (about 600 feet away); a different marker also named Fort Nashborough (about 600 feet away); Colonel James Robertson (about 600 feet away); Colonel John Donelson (about 700 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Nashville.
 
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Site of First Store Marker image. Click for full size.
By Denise Boose, July 11, 2012
2. Site of First Store Marker
Site of First Store Marker image. Click for full size.
By Denise Boose, July 11, 2012
3. Site of First Store Marker
Site of First Store Marker image. Click for full size.
By Denise Boose, July 11, 2012
4. Site of First Store Marker
Site of First Store Marker image. Click for full size.
By Denise Boose, July 11, 2012
5. Site of First Store Marker
 
 
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