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

Ezell House

 
 
Ezell House Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Duane and Tracy Marsteller, March 21, 2020
1. Ezell House Marker
Inscription.  In 1805 Jeremiah Ezell (1775-1838) moved here from Virginia and purchased 17 acres of land on Mill Creek. In 1816 he served on the Court of Pleas for Davidson County. In 1888, his grandson, Henry Clay Ezell, built this brick vernacular Queen Anne style house. His large farm was known for breeding fine mules from stock imported from Spain.
 
Erected 2003 by The Historical Commission of Metropolitan Nashville and Davidson County. (Marker Number 115.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: AgricultureAnimalsArchitectureSettlements & Settlers. In addition, it is included in the Tennessee, The Historical Commission of Metropolitan Nashville and Davidson County series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1888.
 
Location. 36° 5.906′ N, 86° 40.625′ W. Marker is in Nashville, Tennessee, in Davidson County. Marker is at the intersection of Donelson Pike (State Highway 255) and Ezell Road, on the right when traveling north on Donelson Pike. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 652 Ezell Road, Nashville TN 37217, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
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At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Tennessee Hospital for the Insane (approx. 0.7 miles away); Una Community (approx. 1.3 miles away); GranDale (approx. 1.9 miles away); Tennessee/Spring Water Brewery (approx. 1.9 miles away); Tolbert Fanning (approx. 2.1 miles away); Locust Hill (approx. 2.3 miles away); Antioch High School (approx. 3 miles away); Kurdish Americans in Nashville (approx. 3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Nashville.
 
Regarding Ezell House. Now occupied by a construction firm.
 
Ezell House Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Duane and Tracy Marsteller, March 21, 2020
2. Ezell House Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on March 25, 2020. It was originally submitted on March 23, 2020, by Duane and Tracy Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 714 times since then and 37 times this year. Last updated on March 24, 2020, by Duane and Tracy Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on March 23, 2020, by Duane and Tracy Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee. • Devry Becker Jones was the editor who published this page.

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