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

The James Gang

 
 
The James Gang Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Shane Oliver, December 4, 2021
1. The James Gang Marker
Inscription.  In this building, then a combination saloon and grocery, W.W. Earthman, magistrate and ex-constable of Davidson County, on March 25, 1881, arrested Bill Ryan, alias Tom Hill, ruthless and indiscreet member of the gang, members of which were living in the Edgefield neighborhood. Frank and Jesse James and their families left the Nashville area the next day.
 
Erected by Tennessee Historical Commission. (Marker Number 3A 20.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Industry & CommerceSettlements & Settlers. In addition, it is included in the Jesse James, and the Tennessee Historical Commission series lists. A significant historical month for this entry is March 1934.
 
Location. 36° 15.89′ N, 86° 49.845′ W. Marker is in Nashville, Tennessee, in Davidson County. Marker is on Whites Creek Pike (U.S. 431) 0.1 miles south of Old Hickory Blvd., on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Whites Creek TN 37189, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. White’s Creek and the War (approx. 0.6 miles away); Alexander Little Page Green
The James Gang Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Shane Oliver, December 4, 2021
2. The James Gang Marker
Marker can be seen to the right. The building is now occupied as a clothing store.
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(approx. ¾ mile away); Captain Alexander "Devil Alex" Ewing (approx. 2.1 miles away); Frederick Stump (approx. 2.3 miles away); Hyde's Ferry Turnpike (approx. 4.3 miles away); Haynes High School (approx. 4.6 miles away); Abner T. Shaw House (approx. 4.6 miles away); Riverside Sanitarium and Hospital / Dorothy Lavinia Brown, M.D. (approx. 4.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Nashville.
 
Additional keywords. Jesse James, outlaws and renegades
 
The James Gang Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Paul Landry
3. The James Gang Marker
The James Gang Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Paul Landry
4. The James Gang Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 28, 2021. It was originally submitted on December 21, 2010, by Paul Landry of Nashville, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 1,974 times since then and 283 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on December 26, 2021, by Shane Oliver of Richmond, Virginia.   3, 4. submitted on December 21, 2010, by Paul Landry of Nashville, Tennessee. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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Jun. 25, 2022