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St. Patrick Catholic Church

 
 
St. Patrick Catholic Church Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Don Morfe, April 18, 2014
1. St. Patrick Catholic Church Marker
Inscription.  Erected in 1890 and named for Ireland's patron saint, this Second Empire style church was built to serve South Nashville's growing Irish Catholic population. Until 1954, the Sisters of Mercy taught a grade school here. Since the 1890s, the Irish Travelers, a unique clan of American nomads, have come here periodically for weddings and funerals.
 
Erected 1993 by The Historical Commission of Metropolitan Nashville and Davidson County. (Marker Number 91.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Churches & ReligionEducation. 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° 8.682′ N, 86° 45.834′ W. Marker is in Nashville, Tennessee, in Davidson County. Marker is on 2nd Avenue South (US 41A). Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Nashville TN 37210, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Tom Wilson Park / Thomas T. Wilson (within shouting distance of this marker); Dudley Park (about 400 feet away,
St. Patrick Catholic Church Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Don Morfe, April 18, 2014
2. St. Patrick Catholic Church Marker
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measured in a direct line); First Steam Locomotive (approx. 0.2 miles away); Hubbard House (approx. 0.2 miles away); Battle of Nashville (approx. 0.3 miles away); Lieutenant Henry Alvin Cameron 1875-1918 / Cameron School (approx. 0.3 miles away); James Carroll Napier (approx. 0.3 miles away); May Hosiery Mills (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Nashville.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 7, 2020. It was originally submitted on June 13, 2014, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. This page has been viewed 465 times since then and 19 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on June 13, 2014, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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May. 16, 2022