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

The South Field

 
 
The South Field Marker image. Click for full size.
By Pat Filippone, August 6, 2012
1. The South Field Marker
Inscription. Also called The Commons, originally 240 acres extending south to the river. Given to Davidson Academy by the State of North Carolina, famous as a mustering ground. Here 4,000 Tennessee Militia were reviewed by Andrew Jackson and Lafayette on the latter's visit to Nashville in 1825.
 
Erected 1928 by Division of Archives and History State of Tennessee.
 
Location. 36° 9.533′ N, 86° 46.919′ W. Marker is in Nashville, Tennessee, in Davidson County. Marker is at the intersection of Broadway and 8th Avenue on Broadway. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Nashville TN 37203, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Captain John Gordon 1763-1819 (here, next to this marker); Nashville Centennial (within shouting distance of this marker); Nashville's First Public School (within shouting distance of this marker); Randall Jarrel (within shouting distance of this marker); Customs House (within shouting distance of this marker); Christ Church Cathedral/Old Christ Church (1831~1890) (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); First Baptist Church (about 500 feet away); Vauxhall Garden Site (approx. 0.2 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Nashville.
 
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The South Field Marker image. Click for full size.
By Pat Filippone, August 6, 2012
2. The South Field Marker
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Pat Filippone of Stockton, California. This page has been viewed 144 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Pat Filippone of Stockton, California. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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