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

Buchanan's Station

 
 
Buchanan's Station Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Duane and Tracy Marsteller, March 29, 2020
1. Buchanan's Station Marker
Inscription.  

One of Cumberland settlements, established here in 1780. The fort was attacked, Sept. 30, 1792, by about 300 Creeks and Lower Cherokees under Chiachattalla. Aided by the heroism and efficiency of Mrs. Buchanan and other women in the stockade, the attack was repulsed and Chiachattalla was killed.
 
Erected by Tennessee Historical Commission. (Marker Number 3A 10.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Colonial EraSettlements & SettlersWars, US Indian. In addition, it is included in the Tennessee Historical Commission series list. A significant historical date for this entry is September 30, 1792.
 
Location. 36° 8.69′ N, 86° 42.696′ W. Marker is in Nashville, Tennessee, in Davidson County. Marker is on Elm Hill Pike west of Massman Drive, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Nashville TN 37210, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Brewery at Mill Creek (a few steps from this marker); a different marker also named Buchanan’s Station (about 500 feet away, measured
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in a direct line); Buchanan Station Cemetery (about 600 feet away); Buchanan’s Station Cemetery (about 600 feet away); Greenwood Park (approx. 0.6 miles away); George Woods (approx. 0.6 miles away); Caroline Meriwether Goodlett (approx. 1.3 miles away); William Nelson Rector Beall (approx. 1.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Nashville.
 
Buchanan's Station Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Duane and Tracy Marsteller, March 29, 2020
2. Buchanan's Station Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 9, 2020. It was originally submitted on April 3, 2020, by Duane and Tracy Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 550 times since then and 15 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on April 3, 2020, by Duane and Tracy Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee. • J. Makali Bruton was the editor who published this page.

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