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Nettie Napier Day Home Club

 
 
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By Duane and Tracy Marsteller, March 28, 2020
1. Nettie Napier Day Home Club Marker
Inscription.  Nettie Langston Napier had a Day Home Club on this site by 1907. It provided childcare, meals, education and healthcare for the children of poor, working African American mothers. Napier appointed a vice president for each of the city's wards, each responsible for soliciting funds and donations. The wife of prominent banker, lawyer and public figure James C. Napier, Nattie Langston Napier was a talented musician, avid social activist and member of the women's club movement.
 
Erected 2018 by The Historical Commission of Metropolitan Nashville and Davidson County. (Marker Number 182.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: African AmericansCharity & Public WorkWomen. 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 1907.
 
Location. 36° 9.261′ N, 86° 46.366′ W. Marker is in Nashville, Tennessee, in Davidson County. Marker is on 4th Avenue South just south of Lea Avenue,
Nettie Napier Day Home Club Marker image. Click for full size.
By Duane and Tracy Marsteller, March 28, 2020
2. Nettie Napier Day Home Club Marker
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on the left when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 614 4th Ave S, Nashville TN 37210, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. William Driver (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); Captain Ryman's Home (about 700 feet away); Frank Maxwell Andrews (approx. 0.2 miles away); Holy Trinity Episcopal Church (approx. 0.2 miles away); Richard H. Fulton Campus (approx. ¼ mile away); The Nashville Brewery (approx. 0.3 miles away); Immaculate Mother Academy (approx. 0.3 miles away); Nashville Fire Department (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Nashville.
 
Also see . . .  Nettie Langston Napier, activist and more. Biography by the African American Registry. (Submitted on April 2, 2020, by Duane Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee.) 
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 3, 2020. It was originally submitted on April 2, 2020, by Duane Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 106 times since then and 8 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on April 2, 2020, by Duane Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee. • Devry Becker Jones was the editor who published this page.

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