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

Belmont-Hillsboro Neighborhood

 
 
Belmont-Hillsboro Neighborhood Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Kevin Hoch, February 6, 2012
1. Belmont-Hillsboro Neighborhood Marker
Inscription.  When Adelicia Acklen's estate was sold in 1890, the Belmont Mansion and its ground became Belmont College. Other portions, and parts of the neighboring Sunnyside Mansion property, were subdivided into residential lots by the Belmont Land Co. In 1900-1910, streetcar lines were built running to Cedar Lane on Belmont Boulevard and to Blair Boulevard on 21st Ave. The neighborhood became a National Register Historic District in 1980.
 
Erected 2011 by The Historical Commission of Metropolitan Nashville and Davidson County. (Marker Number 142.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Railroads & StreetcarsSettlements & Settlers. In addition, it is included in the Tennessee, The Historical Commission of Metropolitan Nashville and Davidson County series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1890.
 
Location. 36° 7.535′ N, 86° 47.637′ W. Marker is in Nashville, Tennessee, in Davidson County. Marker is at the intersection of Belmont Boulevard and Beechwood Avenue, on the right when traveling north on Belmont
Belmont-Hillsboro Neighborhood Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Kevin Hoch, February 6, 2012
2. Belmont-Hillsboro Neighborhood Marker
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Boulevard. 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. School Desegregation in Nashville “Nashville Plan” Schools / Emma Clemons School (approx. 0.3 miles away); Sunnyside (approx. half a mile away); Jack Clement Recording Studios (approx. half a mile away); Battle of Nashville (approx. half a mile away); Hillsboro Toll Gate (approx. half a mile away); a different marker also named Battle of Nashville (approx. 0.6 miles away); Ward-Belmont College (approx. 0.7 miles away); Schofield's Jump-Off Line (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 6, 2012, by Kevin Hoch of Waco, Texas. This page has been viewed 653 times since then and 33 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on February 6, 2012, by Kevin Hoch of Waco, Texas. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.

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May. 27, 2022