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

Nashville Academy of Medicine

 
 
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By Kevin Hoch, May 2, 2012
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 these topic lists: Science & MedicineSettlements & Settlers. In addition, it is included in the Tennessee, The Historical Commission of Metropolitan Nashville and Davidson County series list.
 
Location. Marker has been reported permanently removed. It was located near 36° 8.455′ N, 86° 49.031′ W. Marker was in Nashville, Tennessee, in Davidson County. Marker was at the intersection of West End Avenue and Acklen Park Drive, on the right when traveling east on West End Avenue. Touch for map. Marker was in this post office area: Nashville TN 37215, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At
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By Kevin Hoch, May 2, 2012
2. Nashville Academy of Medicine Marker
least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this location. A different marker also named Nashville Academy of Medicine (a few steps from this marker); XVI Corps Line of Departure (about 800 feet away, measured in a direct line); Albertine Maxwell (about 800 feet away); The Old Woman's Home (approx. 0.3 miles away); Jewish Community Center Bombing (approx. 0.4 miles away); Cockrill Spring (approx. half a mile away); Founding of Altrusa International (approx. half a mile away); The Parthenon (approx. 0.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Nashville.
 
Related marker. Click here for another marker that is related to this marker. This marker has been replaced by the linked marker.
 
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By Kevin Hoch, May 2, 2012
3. Nashville Academy of Medicine Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 2, 2020. It was originally submitted on May 2, 2012, by Kevin Hoch of Waco, Texas. This page has been viewed 413 times since then and 19 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on May 2, 2012, by Kevin Hoch of Waco, Texas. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
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