Marker Logo HMdb.org THE HISTORICAL
MARKER DATABASE
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
South Nashville in Davidson County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
 

William Carroll

 
 
William Carroll Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Michael Dover, January 1, 2005
1. William Carroll Marker
Inscription.  A native of Pennsylvania, William Carroll moved to Nashville in 1810. He became a successful merchant and hero of the War of 1812. William Carroll served longer as Governor, 12 years, than anyone else in the history of the state. Under his leadership the Legislature passed laws in areas of criminal justice, fiscal policy, and education. Tennessee's "Business Governor" died in Nashville.
 
Erected by Tennessee Historical Commission. (Marker Number 3A 106.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: EducationIndustry & CommerceLaw EnforcementWar of 1812. In addition, it is included in the Tennessee Historical Commission series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1810.
 
Location. 36° 8.866′ N, 86° 46.163′ W. Marker is in Nashville, Tennessee, in Davidson County. It is in South Nashville. Marker is at the intersection of Fourth Avenue South and Oak Street on Fourth Avenue South. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1001 Fourth Avenue South, Nashville TN 37210, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within
Paid Advertisement
Click on the ad for more information.
Please report objectionable advertising to the Editor.
Click or scan to see
this page online
walking distance of this marker. Andrew Ewing (within shouting distance of this marker); A Community of Citizens and Soldiers (within shouting distance of this marker); From Frontier to Civilization (within shouting distance of this marker); Nashville City Cemetery (within shouting distance of this marker); Cemetery Monument and Architecture (within shouting distance of this marker); Frontier Nashville / Athens of the West (within shouting distance of this marker); In Memory of Charles Maddis (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); City Cemetery (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Nashville.
 
William Carroll Monument image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Michael Dover, January 1, 2005
2. William Carroll Monument
(Epitaph too faint to read) He was distinguished in the Battles of Talladega, Emockface, Enotochopec Tahopeka, and New Orleans. And Was Chief Magistrate of Tennessee for Twelve Successive Years. Commander of Andrew Jackson’s Right Wing through Creek War and Battle of New Orleans. Chairman of Democratic Presidential
William Carroll Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Brandon Fletcher, March 21, 2009
3. William Carroll Marker
William Carroll Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Brandon Fletcher, March 21, 2009
4. William Carroll Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on February 7, 2023. It was originally submitted on January 1, 2011, by Michael Dover of Ellerslie, Georgia. This page has been viewed 1,240 times since then and 17 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on January 1, 2011, by Michael Dover of Ellerslie, Georgia.   3, 4. submitted on October 4, 2015, by Brandon Fletcher of Chattanooga, Tennessee. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

Share this page.  
Share on Tumblr
m=39407

CeraNet Cloud Computing sponsors the Historical Marker Database.
This website earns income from purchases you make after using our links to Amazon.com. We appreciate your support.
Paid Advertisement
Apr. 20, 2024