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

Homes of David Lipscomb

 
 
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By Kevin Hoch, March 9, 2012
1. Homes of David Lipscomb Marker
Inscription.  This cabin was home, periodically, up to 1882 of educator, editor, and religious leader David Lipscomb and wife, Margaret Zellner Lipscomb. The Associated Ladies for Lipscomb moved it here from Bell's Bend in 1985. In 1903 the Lipscombs built “Avalon” as their final home, and gave the surrounding farm as the campus for the Nashville Bible School, founded by Lipscomb and J. A. Harding in 1891. after Lipscomb's death in 1917, the school was renamed David Lipscomb College.
 
Erected by Tennessee Historical Commission. (Marker Number 3A 117.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Churches & ReligionEducationSettlements & Settlers. In addition, it is included in the Tennessee Historical Commission series list.
 
Location. 36° 6.337′ N, 86° 47.736′ W. Marker is in Nashville, Tennessee, in Davidson County. Marker is at the intersection of Granny White Pike and Morrow Avenue, on the right when traveling south on Granny White
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By Kevin Hoch, March 9, 2012
2. Homes of David Lipscomb Marker
Pike. Located on the eastern edge of the Lipscomb University campus. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Nashville TN 37215, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Battle of Nashville (approx. 0.4 miles away); Confederate Defenses (approx. 0.4 miles away); Battle of Nashville Monument (approx. 0.6 miles away); a different marker also named Battle of Nashville Monument (approx. 0.6 miles away); Glendale Park (approx. 0.7 miles away); Monroe Harding (approx. 0.8 miles away); John Trotwood Moore (approx. 0.8 miles away); Battle of Nashville Confederate Line (approx. 0.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Nashville.
 
Also see . . .  David Lipscomb. Wikipedia (Submitted on March 10, 2012, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.) 
 
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By Kevin Hoch, March 9, 2012
3. Homes of David Lipscomb
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on February 24, 2020. It was originally submitted on March 9, 2012, by Kevin Hoch of Waco, Texas. This page has been viewed 628 times since then and 33 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on March 9, 2012, by Kevin Hoch of Waco, Texas. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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