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

Hillsboro-West End

 
 
Hillsboro-West End Marker image. Click for full size.
By Kevin Hoch, February 3, 2012
1. Hillsboro-West End Marker
Inscription.  This classic streetcar suburb was developed on farm land as Nashville grew south and west in the late nineteenth century. Built in Bungalow, Tudor, and Colonial Revival styles, many homes from the 1910s and 1920s still stand. The Hillsboro-West End neighborhood is listed in the National Register of Historic Places.
 
Erected by Tennessee Historical Commission. (Marker Number 3A 148.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Railroads & StreetcarsSettlements & Settlers. In addition, it is included in the Tennessee Historical Commission series list.
 
Location. 36° 7.892′ N, 86° 48.711′ W. Marker is in Nashville, Tennessee, in Davidson County. Marker is at the intersection of Natchez Trace and Blair Boulevard, on the right when traveling south on Natchez Trace. Located in a planted median section that separates Natchez Trace from Westmoreland Drive. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Nashville TN 37212, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Elizabeth Atchison Eakin (approx. 0.4 miles away); Love Circle Park
Hillsboro-West End Marker image. Click for full size.
By Kevin Hoch, February 3, 2012
2. Hillsboro-West End Marker
Looking southwest toward the marker across the intersection of Natchez Trace and Blair Blvd.
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(approx. half a mile away); Hillsboro Toll Gate (approx. half a mile away); Battle of Nashville (approx. half a mile away); a different marker also named Battle of Nashville (approx. 0.6 miles away); Assault on Montgomery Hill (approx. 0.6 miles away); Hillsboro Theater (approx. 0.7 miles away); Jewish Community Center Bombing (approx. 0.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Nashville.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on February 3, 2012, by Kevin Hoch of Waco, Texas. This page has been viewed 474 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on February 3, 2012, by Kevin Hoch of Waco, Texas. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.

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