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Hillwood Estates

 
 
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By Duane and Tracy Marsteller, March 28, 2020
1. Hillwood Estates Marker
Inscription.  In 1910, Horace Greeley Hill, Sr. and wife Mamie began buying land around their West Nashville home Cliff Lawn. After Hill Sr., an entrepreneur and philanthropist, died in 1942, H.G. Hill, Jr. took over the family business and began developing that land into the Hillwood Estates subdivision. The neighborhood includes an elementary and high school, both named for Hill, as well as the Hillwood Country Club and Hillwood Presbyterian Church, for which Hill Jr. donated land.
 
Erected 2019 by The Historical Commission of Metropolitan Nashville and Davidson County. (Marker Number 198.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Churches & ReligionEducationIndustry & CommerceParks & Recreational AreasSettlements & 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 1910.
 
Location. 36° 6.933′ N, 86° 51.757′ W. Marker is in Nashville, Tennessee, in
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By Duane and Tracy Marsteller, March 28, 2020
2. Hillwood Estates Marker
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Davidson County. Marker is at the intersection of Post Road and Davidson Road, on the right when traveling south on Post Road. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 501 Close Ln, 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. The Belle Meade Railway Station (approx. 0.6 miles away); War on the Home Front (approx. 0.6 miles away); Belle Meade Plantation (approx. 0.6 miles away); a different marker also named Belle Meade Plantation (approx. 0.6 miles away); The Natchez Trace (approx. 0.6 miles away); Dairy (approx. 0.6 miles away); Slave Cabin (approx. 0.6 miles away); Belle Meade Deer Park (approx. 0.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Nashville.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on March 31, 2020. It was originally submitted on March 31, 2020, by Duane Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 78 times since then and 11 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on March 31, 2020, by Duane Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee. • Devry Becker Jones was the editor who published this page.

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