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Montgomery Bell Academy

 
 
Montgomery Bell Academy Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Kevin Hoch, March 9, 2012
1. Montgomery Bell Academy Marker
Inscription.  Formally established in 1867 with a bequest of $20,000 by ironmaster Montgomery Bell, the roots of M.B.A. actually go back to 1785, with the University of Nashville, Cumberland College, and Davidson Academy. The boy's preparatory school has been here since 1915, when the Board of Trustees purchased Totomol, the estate of Garland Tinsley.
 
Erected 1975 by The Historical Commission of Metropolitan Nashville and Davidson County. (Marker Number 58.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Education. 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 1867.
 
Location. 36° 7.807′ N, 86° 50.278′ W. Marker is in Nashville, Tennessee, in Davidson County. Marker is at the intersection of Harding Road (U.S. 70S) and Cherokee Road, on the right when traveling east on Harding Road. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 4001 Harding Road, Nashville TN 37205, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Vine Street Christian Church (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct
Montgomery Bell Academy Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Kevin Hoch, March 9, 2012
2. Montgomery Bell Academy Marker
Montgomery Bell Academy Marker is the one further in the background. The one in the foreground is Johnston's Station.
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line); Johnson's Station (about 400 feet away); Francis Craig Residence (approx. 0.3 miles away); The Frank House (approx. 0.4 miles away); Battle of Nashville (approx. 0.4 miles away); Peach Blossom (approx. 0.6 miles away); Washington Hall (approx. 0.6 miles away); McConnell Field (approx. 0.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Nashville.
 
Also see . . .  Montgomery Bell Academy. Wikipedia (Submitted on March 10, 2012, by Bernard Fisher of Richmond, Virginia.) 
 
Montgomery Bell Academy image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Kevin Hoch, March 9, 2012
3. Montgomery Bell Academy
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 2, 2020. It was originally submitted on March 9, 2012, by Kevin Hoch of Waco, Texas. This page has been viewed 745 times since then and 32 times this year. Last updated on March 24, 2020, by Duane and Tracy Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on March 9, 2012, by Kevin Hoch of Waco, Texas. • Devry Becker Jones was the editor who published this page.

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Jul. 7, 2022