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Sylvan Park School

 
 
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By Duane and Tracy Marsteller, March 28, 2020
1. Sylvan Park School Marker
Inscription.  A two-room frame school building was constructed here in 1907 to serve the children of newly-annexed West Nashville. Students in grades 1-8 attended here, and a second two-room building was added in 1909 for students in grades 1-4. Maria Wilson Hill served as first principal. In 1936, the Public Works Administration funded the construction of the current Art Deco building, designed by the architectural firm of Asmus and Clark.
 
Erected 2013 by The Historical Commission of Metropolitan Nashville and Davidson County. (Marker Number 150.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: ArchitectureEducation. In addition, it is included in the Art Deco, and the Tennessee, The Historical Commission of Metropolitan Nashville and Davidson County series lists. A significant historical year for this entry is 1907.
 
Location. 36° 8.668′ N, 86° 50.655′ W. Marker is in Nashville, Tennessee, in Davidson County. Marker is at the intersection of 48th Avenue North and Utah Avenue, on the left when traveling north on 48th Avenue
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By Duane and Tracy Marsteller, March 28, 2020
2. Sylvan Park School Marker
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North. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 4710 Utah Ave, Nashville TN 37209, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. McConnell Field (approx. ¼ mile away); a different marker also named McConnell Field (approx. 0.4 miles away); Cohn School / W.R. Rochelle (1904-1989) (approx. 0.4 miles away); Richland Park (approx. half a mile away); Charlotte Road (approx. half a mile away); Robertson Avenue (approx. 0.7 miles away); Battle of Nashville (approx. ¾ mile away); Cockrill School (approx. ¾ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Nashville.
 
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By Darren Jefferson Clay, December 13, 2020
3. Sylvan Park School
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 13, 2020. It was originally submitted on April 1, 2020, by Duane Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 79 times since then and 4 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on April 1, 2020, by Duane Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee.   3. submitted on December 13, 2020, by Darren Jefferson Clay of Duluth, Georgia. • Devry Becker Jones was the editor who published this page.

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