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

Tennessee State Capitol

National Historic Civil Engineering Landmark

 
 
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By Darren Jefferson Clay, December 27, 2020
1. National Historic Civil Engineering Landmark
Inscription.  
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
Designated 2003

 
Erected 2003 by American Society of Civil Engineers.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: ArchitectureGovernment & 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

National Historic Civil Engineering Landmark image. Click for full size.
By Darren Jefferson Clay, December 27, 2020
2. National Historic Civil Engineering Landmark
(a few steps from this marker); Sam Davis of Tennessee (within shouting distance of this marker); Lest We Forget: The Middle Passage (within shouting distance of this marker); Samuel Dold Morgan 1798-1880 (within shouting distance of this marker); Andrew Johnson (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Tennessee Tower (about 300 feet away); Alvin C. York (about 300 feet away); Founding of the United Daughters of the Confederacy (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Nashville.
 
National Historic Civil Engineering Landmark image. Click for full size.
By Darren Jefferson Clay, December 27, 2020
3. National Historic Civil Engineering Landmark
 
 
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.
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