Tennessee State Capitol
National Historic Civil Engineering Landmark
The Tennessee State Capitol (constructed 1845 - 1877) was designed by engineer and architect William Strickland. It was one of the first buildings in the nation with structural iron roof trusses. The Capitol grounds were designed by engineers J.A. Hayden and John Bogart and set the standard for park development in the region.
State Capitol Building completed 1859
State Capitol Grounds completed 1877
Erected 2003 by American Society of Civil Engineers.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Architecture • Government & Politics. In addition, it is included in the Historic Civil Engineering Landmarks series list.
Location. 36° 9.907′ N, 86° 47.029′ W. Marker is in Nashville, Tennessee, in Davidson County. Marker is on Charlotte Avenue just west of 6th Avenue North, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 604 Charlotte Ave, Nashville TN 37219, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. A different marker also named Tennessee State Capitol
Credits. This page was last revised on December 28, 2020. It was originally submitted on December 28, 2020, by Darren Jefferson Clay of Duluth, Georgia. This page has been viewed 30 times since then and 9 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on December 28, 2020, by Darren Jefferson Clay of Duluth, Georgia. • Devry Becker Jones was the editor who published this page.