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

Melrose

 
 
Melrose Marker image. Click for full size.
By Duane and Tracy Marsteller, February 7, 2021
1. Melrose Marker
Inscription.  Melrose, former home of Gov. Aaron V. Brown. The Confederate works ran 200 yards south of the residence, thence turned west so as to pass in front of Berry home.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: ArchitectureWar, US Civil.
 
Location. 36° 7.117′ N, 86° 45.778′ W. Marker is in Berry Hill, Tennessee, in Davidson County. Marker is in the rear of Woodlawn Memorial Park. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 660 Thompson Lane, Nashville TN 37211, 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. Hospital Water Source (within shouting distance of this marker); Carper Homestead (approx. 0.3 miles away); Cheatham’s Line (approx. ¾ mile away); Battle of Nashville (approx. ¾ mile away); Woodbine (approx. 0.9 miles away); Cumberland Park (approx. one mile away); Central High School (approx. 1.2 miles away); Turner Grammar School (approx. 1.3 miles away).
 
Melrose Marker image. Click for full size.
By Duane and Tracy Marsteller, February 7, 2021
2. Melrose Marker
Melrose image. Click for full size.
By Duane and Tracy Marsteller, February 7, 2021
3. Melrose
George and Lillian Forehand bought the property in the 1960s and converted Melrose into this more-modern dwelling.
Postmaster General Aaron V. Brown image. Click for full size.
By J. C. Buttre
4. Postmaster General Aaron V. Brown
Courtesy Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on February 8, 2021. It was originally submitted on February 7, 2021, by Duane Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 39 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on February 7, 2021, by Duane Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee.   3, 4. submitted on February 8, 2021, by Duane Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee.
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