“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
Nashville in Davidson County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)

Albertine Maxwell

Albertine Maxwell Marker image. Click for full size.
By Tom Gillard, October 21, 2009
1. Albertine Maxwell Marker
Inscription. Regarded as the symbol of dance in her adopted hometown of Nashville, Ellen Albertine Chaiser Maxwell (1902-96) operated the Albertine School of the Dance (1936-80). She had danced with Chicago Opera, Adolf Baum Dance Co., and Ruth St. Denis Dance Co. Founder and director of the Les Ballets Intimes with Nashville Ballet Society (1945-80), Maxwell was also a founding member of the Southeastern Regional Ballet Assn. (1955). Her studio in her home, 3325 West End, no longer stands.
Erected 2005 by the Historical Commission of Metropolitan Nashville and Davidson County. (Marker Number 122.)
Location. 36° 8.368′ N, 86° 49.14′ W. Marker is in Nashville, Tennessee, in Davidson County. Marker is at the intersection of West End Ave (U.S. 70S) and Orleans Drive, on the right when traveling north on West End Ave. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Nashville TN 37212, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. XVI Corps Line of Departure (here, next to this marker); Nashville Academy of Medicine (about 800 feet away, measured in a direct line); Richland-West End (approx. half a mile away); West End High School (approx. half a mile away); Founding of Altrusa International (approx. 0.6 miles away); Cockrill Spring (approx. 0.6 miles away); The Craighead House (approx. 0.7 miles away); Hillsboro-West End (approx. 0.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Nashville.
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on November 7, 2009, by Tom Gillard of Tullahoma, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 1,290 times since then and 32 times this year. Photo   1. submitted on November 7, 2009, by Tom Gillard of Tullahoma, Tennessee. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.
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