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

Nashville Centennial

1780~1880

 
 
Nashville Centennial Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Sandra Hughes, September 26, 2009
1. Nashville Centennial Marker
Inscription.  The Centennial Exposition on this site in 1880 from April 23 through May 30, marked a century of progress since the founding of Nashville. There were parades, oratory, music; historical, art and commercial exhibits; theatrical performances, and "the grandest display of fireworks ever seen in Nashville."
 
Erected 1969 by The Historical Commission of Metropolitan Nashville and Davidson County. (Marker Number 14.)
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: EntertainmentIndustry & CommerceNotable Events. A significant historical month for this entry is April 1931.
 
Location. 36° 9.52′ N, 86° 46.94′ W. Marker is in Nashville, Tennessee, in Davidson County. Marker is on Broadway. Located in front of Estes Kefauver Federal Building U.S. Courthouse. Located near the end of building near 8th Ave North. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 801 Broadway, Nashville TN 37203, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Captain John Gordon 1763-1819 (within shouting distance of this marker); In Memory of Alfred Hume (within shouting distance of this marker); The South Field
Annuit Cœptis seal at the Courthouse image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Sandra Hughes, September 26, 2009
2. Annuit Cœptis seal at the Courthouse
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(within shouting distance of this marker); In Memory of Francis Fogg (within shouting distance of this marker); Christ Church Cathedral / Old Christ Church (1831~1890) (within shouting distance of this marker); Nashville's First Public School (within shouting distance of this marker); Customs House (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Randall Jarrell (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Nashville.
 
Nashville Centennial Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Darren Jefferson Clay, May 2, 2021
3. Nashville Centennial Marker
The marker is roughly right of center in this view, partially hidden by shrubbery.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on May 2, 2021. It was originally submitted on March 10, 2010, by Sandra Hughes Tidwell of Killen, Alabama, USA. This page has been viewed 831 times since then and 37 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on March 10, 2010, by Sandra Hughes Tidwell of Killen, Alabama, USA.   3. submitted on May 2, 2021, by Darren Jefferson Clay of Duluth, Georgia. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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Aug. 15, 2022