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

Granny White Grave

 
 
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By Michael Manning, July 12, 2016
1. Granny White Grave Marker
The Granny White Pike in which the Inn had been located was a critical road for both the Union and Confederate armies during the Battles of Nashville.
Inscription.  Grave of Lucinda "Granny" White, who settled here in 1803 on 50 acres of land. She died in 1815 at about age 73. Granny White Tavern stood 200' to the north. Famous for its food, brandy, and comfortable beds, it attracted travelers from the Natchez Trace, four miles to the west. Grave restored by General James Robertson Chapter D.A.R.
 
Erected 1970 by The Historical Commission of Metropolitan Nashville and Davidson County. (Marker Number 28.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Cemeteries & Burial SitesIndustry & CommerceSettlements & SettlersWomen. In addition, it is included in the Tennessee, The Historical Commission of Metropolitan Nashville and Davidson County series list.
 
Location. 36° 4.397′ N, 86° 48.429′ W. Marker is in Nashville, Tennessee, in Davidson County. Marker is at the intersection of Travelers Ridge Drive and Granny White Pike, in the median on Travelers Ridge Drive. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Nashville TN 37220, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other
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By Michael Manning, July 12, 2016
2. Granny White Grave Marker
markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Dry-Stack Stone Walls (approx. 0.9 miles away); Battle of Nashville (approx. 0.9 miles away); a different marker also named Battle of Nashville (approx. one mile away); Minnesota (approx. one mile away); a different marker also named Battle of Nashville (approx. one mile away); Josephine Groves Holloway / Girl Scouts of Middle Tennessee (approx. 1.1 miles away); a different marker also named Battle of Nashville (approx. 1.3 miles away); John Trotwood Moore (approx. 1.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Nashville.
 
Granny White Grave Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Manning, July 12, 2016
3. Granny White Grave Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on March 31, 2020. It was originally submitted on July 14, 2016, by Michael Manning of Woodlawn, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 397 times since then and 44 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on July 14, 2016, by Michael Manning of Woodlawn, Tennessee. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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