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Lebanon in Wilson County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
 

Judge Nathan Green, Sr.

 
 
Judge Nathan Green, Sr. Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Sandra Hughes, November 29, 2016
1. Judge Nathan Green, Sr. Marker
Inscription.  This house was built by Judge Green, the father of equity jurisprudence in the state, who sat for twenty-one years in the Tennessee State Supreme Court. In 1852 he became a professor of Law at Cumberland University. Before settling in Lebanon, he served in the War of 1812, was a senator in the General Assembly in 1826, and held the post of chancellor of East Tennessee in 1827. Judge Green died here in 1866.
 
Erected by Tennessee Historical Commission. (Marker Number 3A 103.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War of 1812. In addition, it is included in the Tennessee Historical Commission series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1852.
 
Location. 36° 12.597′ N, 86° 18.324′ W. Marker is in Lebanon, Tennessee, in Wilson County. Marker is on W Main St. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 607 W Main St, Lebanon TN 37087, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Castle Heights Military Academy (about 800 feet away, measured in a direct line); Castle Heights Military Academy Supreme Sacrifice Monument (approx.
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0.2 miles away); Lest We Forget / One Nation Under God (approx. 0.2 miles away); Seawell Hill Camp (approx. ¼ mile away); Site of Robert H. Hatton Home (approx. 0.4 miles away); Cumberland University Founded in 1842 (approx. 0.4 miles away); McClain Circle (approx. half a mile away); Cumberland University Headquarters Tennessee Maneuvers (approx. half a mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Lebanon.
 
Also see . . .  Justices. GREEN, NATHAN, elected 1831 (vice John Catron who had been elected chief justice; defeated John Catron, December 4, 1835, for judge of new Supreme Court under Constitution of 1834; retired September 27, 1852; born in Amelia County, Virginia, May 16, 1792; died March 30, 1866; soldier in War of 1812; state senator, 1827; chancellor of East Tennessee, 1827-31; professor of Law, Cumberland University; memorials, 41 Tenn. XI, 44 Tenn. 643. (Submitted on December 1, 2016, by Sandra Hughes Tidwell of Killen, Alabama, USA.) 
 
Judge Nathan Green, Sr. Home image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Sandra Hughes, November 29, 2016
2. Judge Nathan Green, Sr. Home
Cumberland University image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Sandra Hughes, November 29, 2016
3. Cumberland University
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 17, 2019. It was originally submitted on December 1, 2016, by Sandra Hughes Tidwell of Killen, Alabama, USA. This page has been viewed 667 times since then and 4 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on December 1, 2016, by Sandra Hughes Tidwell of Killen, Alabama, USA. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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