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

Johnson's Station

 
 
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By Kevin Hoch, March 9, 2012
1. Johnson's Station Marker
Inscription.  A double log house and a few log cabins, partially picketed, stood here about 1790. On May 9, 1793, 4 children on their way to the spring were attacked by Indians. Three were scalped and killed. One escaped. The home of Charles Bosley, wealthy pioneer and a member of the Nickajack Expedition, later stood on this site.
 
Erected 1969 by The Historical Commission of Metropolitan Nashville and Davidson County. (Marker Number 18.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Native AmericansSettlements & Settlers. In addition, it is included in the Tennessee, The Historical Commission of Metropolitan Nashville and Davidson County series list.
 
Location. 36° 7.792′ N, 86° 50.367′ W. Marker is in Nashville, Tennessee, in Davidson County. Marker is at the intersection of Harding Pike (U.S. 70S) and Vine Court, on the right when traveling west on Harding Pike. Located at the entrance to Aquinas College. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Nashville TN 37205, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this
Johnson's Station Marker image. Click for full size.
By Kevin Hoch, March 9, 2012
2. Johnson's Station Marker
marker. Montgomery Bell Academy (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Battle of Nashville (approx. 0.3 miles away); Dutchman’s Curve Train Wreck (approx. 0.6 miles away); Washington Hall (approx. 0.7 miles away); Kenner Manor Historic District (approx. ¾ mile away); The Craighead House (approx. ¾ mile away); McConnell Field (approx. 0.8 miles away); West End High School (approx. 0.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Nashville.
 
Also see . . .  Nickajack Expedition - Wikipedia. (Submitted on March 10, 2012, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.)
 
Johnson's Station Marker image. Click for full size.
By Kevin Hoch, March 9, 2012
3. Johnson's Station Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on March 9, 2012, by Kevin Hoch of Waco, Texas. This page has been viewed 720 times since then and 36 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on March 9, 2012, by Kevin Hoch of Waco, Texas. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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