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Nashville Academy of Medicine

 
 
Nashville Academy of Medicine Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By R. E. Smith, September 2, 2007
1. Nashville Academy of Medicine Marker
Inscription.  The Nashville Medical Society, the first medical association in Tennessee, was founded March 5, 1821, by 7 physicians in the log courthouse on the Public Square. Pres. was Dr. Felix Robertson, first white child born in Nashville. Chartered Sept. 4, 1906, by state as Nashville Academy of Medicine & Davidson County Medical Society.
 
Erected 1977 by The Historical Commission of Metropolitan Nashville and Davidson County. (Marker Number 61.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Science & Medicine. In addition, it is included in the Tennessee, The Historical Commission of Metropolitan Nashville and Davidson County series list. A significant historical date for this entry is March 5, 1943.
 
Location. 36° 9.069′ N, 86° 48.383′ W. Marker is in Nashville, Tennessee, in Davidson County. It is in Midtown. Marker is at the intersection of 23rd Avenue North and Brandau Place, on the right when traveling south on 23rd Avenue North. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: 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. The Rock Block (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct
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line); Vanderbilt University (approx. 0.2 miles away); Governors' Mansion (approx. ¼ mile away); Cornelius Vanderbilt (approx. ¼ mile away); All the Park's a Stage (approx. ¼ mile away); James Robertson (approx. 0.3 miles away); Major Wilbur Fisk Foster (approx. 0.3 miles away); Saint Thomas Hospital (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Nashville.
 
Nashville Academy of Medicine Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By R. E. Smith, September 2, 2007
2. Nashville Academy of Medicine Marker
Nashville Academy of Medicine Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By R. E. Smith, September 2, 2007
3. Nashville Academy of Medicine Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on February 7, 2023. It was originally submitted on January 4, 2008, by R. E. Smith of Nashville, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 1,487 times since then and 10 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on January 17, 2008, by R. E. Smith of Nashville, Tennessee. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.

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