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

Carper Homestead

 
 
Carper Homestead Marker image. Click for full size.
By Sandra Hughes, June 13, 2017
1. Carper Homestead Marker
Inscription.
Known to be one of the oldest houses remaining
from the early American era. Originally located
on Cane Ridge Road at Antioch, Tennessee.
The materials were removed piece-by-piece
and rebuilt exactly as it stood when occupied
by the Carper generations.
Donated to Woodland Memorial Park for
Historic Preservation by the children of
William Washington
and
Susie Black Carper
William Herman Carper · Ruth Carper Chasteen · Estella Carper Quest · Louella Carper James · Thelma Carper Elliocott · Kathleen Carper Huddleston · Irene Carper Chahoc · Mary Carper Pulliam
Dedicated 1969

 
Location. 36° 7.174′ N, 86° 46.117′ W. Marker is in Nashville, Tennessee, in Davidson County. Marker is on 660 Thompson Ln. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Nashville TN 37204, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Battle of Nashville (approx. 0.6 miles away); Sunnyside (approx. 1.2 miles away); Battle of Nashville Monument (approx. 1.4 miles away); a different marker also named Battle of Nashville Monument (approx. 1.4 miles away);
Carper Homestead Marker image. Click for full size.
By Sandra Hughes, June 13, 2017
2. Carper Homestead Marker
Granbury’s Lunette (approx. 1˝ miles away); Belmont-Hillsboro Neighborhood (approx. 1˝ miles away); a different marker also named Battle of Nashville (approx. 1˝ miles away); Schofield's Jump-Off Line (approx. 1˝ miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Nashville.
 
Regarding Carper Homestead. Marker and buildings are inside the cemetery behind the funeral home in the Gesemany area
 
Categories. ArchitectureMan-Made FeaturesSettlements & Settlers
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 19, 2017. This page originally submitted on June 15, 2017, by Sandra Hughes of Killen, Usa. This page has been viewed 147 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on June 15, 2017, by Sandra Hughes of Killen, Usa. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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