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

In Memory of Colonel Luke Lea

1879-1945

 
 
In Memory of Colonel Luke Lea 1879-1945 image. Click for full size.
By Darren Jefferson Clay, January 1, 2021
1. In Memory of Colonel Luke Lea 1879-1945
Inscription.  
So the posterity might enjoy the benefits of a public park preserved in its natural beauty, in 1927 Colonel Lea gave the original tract of 868 acres of this land to the city of Nashville requesting that the park near the name of his late father-in-law, the late Percy Warner.

Erected by officers who served under Colonel Lea in the 114th field artillery during the First World War.
 
Erected by Officers who served under Colonel Lea in the 114th Field Artillery during the First World War.
 
Topics. This memorial is listed in these topic lists: Parks & Recreational AreasWar, World I.
 
Location. 36° 4.904′ N, 86° 52.095′ W. Marker is in Belle Meade, Tennessee, in Davidson County. Memorial is on Belle Meade Boulevard 0.1 miles south of Page Road, in the median. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1298 Belle Meade Blvd, Nashville TN 37221, 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. Luke Lea Heights (within shouting distance of this marker); Percy Warner Park (about

In Memory of Colonel Luke Lea 1879-1945 image. Click for full size.
By Darren Jefferson Clay, January 1, 2021
2. In Memory of Colonel Luke Lea 1879-1945
600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Warner Parks (about 600 feet away); West Meade (approx. 1.2 miles away); Belle Meade Golf Links Historic District (approx. 1.4 miles away); Parmer School (approx. 1˝ miles away); In 1807 (approx. 1.6 miles away); Belle Meade Bourbon (approx. 1.7 miles away).
 
In Memory of Colonel Luke Lea 1879-1945 image. Click for full size.
By Darren Jefferson Clay, January 1, 2021
3. In Memory of Colonel Luke Lea 1879-1945
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on January 2, 2021. It was originally submitted on January 2, 2021, by Darren Jefferson Clay of Duluth, Georgia. This page has been viewed 35 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on January 2, 2021, by Darren Jefferson Clay of Duluth, Georgia. • Devry Becker Jones was the editor who published this page.
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