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

Percy Warner Park

2058.1 acres

 
 
Percy Warner Park Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, July 25, 2013
1. Percy Warner Park Marker
Inscription. Percy Warner (1861-1927) was a pioneer in electric utilities and hydroelectric development in the South. As chairman of the Park Board, he expanded Nashville’s park system. Preservation of this natural area was one of his greatest civic projects. Named in his honor by the Park Board in 1927, this land constitutes the largest municipal park in Tennessee.
 
Erected by The Historical Commission of Metropolitan Nashville and Davidson County.
 
Location. 36° 4.986′ N, 86° 52.032′ W. Marker is in Nashville, Tennessee, in Davidson County. Marker is on Belle Meade Boulevard at Warner Park Entrance. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Nashville TN 37205, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Luke Lea Heights (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Belle Meade Farm Freedom (approx. 1.6 miles away); Belle Meade Plantation (approx. 1.6 miles away); a different marker also named Belle Meade Plantation (approx. 1.6 miles away); War on the Home Front (approx. 1.6 miles away); The Natchez Trace
Percy Warner Park Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, July 25, 2013
2. Percy Warner Park Marker
(approx. 1.6 miles away); The Harpeth Hall School (approx. 2.1 miles away); Julia McClung Green (approx. 2.3 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Nashville.
 
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Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. This page has been viewed 268 times since then and 11 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. • Al Wolf was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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