Columbia in Maury County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
“Master Builder of Maury County”
April 9, 1880.
A founder of Rose Hill Cemetery,
dedicated Mason, devoted
Methodist, Confederate patriot.
He built more fine houses
than any man ever in Maury County.
Married Lucretia J. Journey
and Sarah H. Dale.
Erected 1967 by Maury County Chapter, Association for the Preservation of Tennessee Antiquities.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Cemeteries & Burial Sites • Industry & Commerce. A significant historical date for this entry is August 13, 1799.
Location. 35° 36.272′ N, 87° 1.739′ W. Marker is in Columbia, Tennessee, in Maury County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of Cemetery Street and South Glade Street, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 219 Cemetery St, Columbia TN 38401, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Capt. Meade Frierson (a few steps from this marker); Lt. Joseph A. Irvine (within shouting distance of this marker); Capt. John Gordon (within shouting distance of this marker); Brigadier General John Carpenter CarterRev. Franklin Gillette Smith (within shouting distance of this marker); Alfred Osborn Pope Nicholson (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Major Nathaniel F. Cheairs (about 500 feet away); Edward Franklin “Pop” Geers (about 600 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Columbia.
Regarding Nathan Vaught. Among his highly regarded works are Rattle & Snap, Clifton Place, Hamilton Place, Elm Springs, St. John's Church, and Maury County's Courthouse Square.
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Also see . . . Nathan Vaught. Wikipedia entry on the master builder includes a list of selected buildings, several of them on the National Register of Historic Places. (Submitted on April 26, 2022, by Duane and Tracy Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee.)
Credits. This page was last revised on April 26, 2022. It was originally submitted on April 26, 2022, by Duane and Tracy Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 76 times since then and 7 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on April 26, 2022, by Duane and Tracy Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee.