Nashville in Davidson County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
John W. Thomas
1830 - 1906
Forty-eight years in the service
of the Nashville, Chattanooga &
St. Louis Railway;
President for twenty-two years.
President of the
Tennessee Centennial Exposition,
which resulted in securing
to Nashville this Park.
A worthy man in all the lines of life.
An efficient man of affairs.
An upright and eminent citizen.
A Christian and a gentleman.
A friend and a brother.
This memorial is erected by the employees of the
Nashville, Chattanooga & St. Louis Railway.
- 1907 -
Erected 1907 by Employees of the Nashville, Chattanooga & St. Louis Railway.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Parks & Recreational Areas • Railroads & Streetcars.
Location. 36° 8.93′ N, 86° 48.812′ W. Marker is in Nashville, Tennessee, in Davidson County. Marker is on 27th Avenue North 0.3 miles north of West End Avenue, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Federal Defenses (within shouting distance of this marker); The Parthenon (within shouting distance of this marker); The Nashville Parthenon (within shouting distance of this marker); United Nations Visit To Nashville (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Nineteenth Amendment To The United States Constitution (about 700 feet away); Major Wilbur Fisk Foster (approx. 0.2 miles away); Lieutenant James Simmons Timothy (approx. 0.2 miles away); Cockrill Spring (approx. ¼ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Nashville.
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