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

Travellers’ Rest

 
 
Travellers' Rest Marker image. Click for full size.
By Karen Key, August 2, 2008
1. Travellers' Rest Marker
Inscription. The first part of this house was built in 1799 by Judge John Overton, one time Revenue Collector for the Mero District of North Carolina, later member of the Tennessee Supreme Court and longtime friend of Andrew Jackson. These two with General James Winchester, developed west Tennessee and founded Memphis in 1819.

Tennessee Historical Commission
 
Erected by Tennessee Historical Commission. (Marker Number 3A 30.)
 
Location. 36° 4.46′ N, 86° 45.993′ W. Marker is in Nashville, Tennessee, in Davidson County. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 636 Farrell Parkway, Nashville TN 37220, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. A different marker also named Travellers Rest (approx. 0.2 miles away); Battle of Nashville (approx. 0.6 miles away); a different marker also named Battle of Nashville (approx. 0.8 miles away); a different marker also named Battle of Nashville (approx. 1.1 miles away); Dry-Stack Stone Walls (approx. 2.2 miles away); a different marker also named Battle of Nashville
Travellers' Rest Marker image. Click for full size.
By Karen Key, August 2, 2008
2. Travellers' Rest Marker
(approx. 2.2 miles away); Granny White Grave (approx. 2.3 miles away); a different marker also named Battle of Nashville (approx. 2.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Nashville.
 
Also see . . .
1. Travellers' Rest Plantation and Museum. (Submitted on December 20, 2009, by Karen Key of Sacramento, California.)
2. Wikipedia - Travellers' Rest. (Submitted on December 20, 2009, by Karen Key of Sacramento, California.)
3. Battle of Nashville Preservation Society, Inc. - Travellers Rest. (Submitted on December 20, 2009, by Karen Key of Sacramento, California.)
 
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Travellers' Rest Marker image. Click for full size.
By Karen Key, August 2, 2008
3. Travellers' Rest Marker
Travellers' Rest Marker image. Click for full size.
By Karen Key, August 2, 2008
4. Travellers' Rest Marker
Travellers' Rest National Register of Historic Places image. Click for full size.
By Karen Key, August 2, 2008
5. Travellers' Rest National Register of Historic Places
Travellers' Rest - Smokehouse image. Click for full size.
By Karen Key, August 2, 2008
6. Travellers' Rest - Smokehouse
Travellers' Rest Marker image. Click for full size.
By Karen Key, August 2, 2008
7. Travellers' Rest Marker
Travellers' Rest Marker image. Click for full size.
By Karen Key, August 2, 2008
8. Travellers' Rest Marker
Travellers' Rest image. Click for full size.
By Karen Key, August 2, 2008
9. Travellers' Rest
Soldier's Tent Display
Travellers' Rest - Office image. Click for full size.
By Karen Key, August 2, 2008
10. Travellers' Rest - Office
Travellers' Rest - Turnpikes & Railroads image. Click for full size.
By Karen Key, August 2, 2008
11. Travellers' Rest - Turnpikes & Railroads
Explanatory sign on grounds.
Travellers' Rest - Overton Station image. Click for full size.
By Karen Key, August 2, 2008
12. Travellers' Rest - Overton Station
Explanatory sign on grounds.
Travellers' Rest - Battle of Nashville image. Click for full size.
By Karen Key, August 2, 2008
13. Travellers' Rest - Battle of Nashville
Explanatory sign on grounds.
Travellers' Rest - Peach Orchard Hill image. Click for full size.
By Karen Key, August 2, 2008
14. Travellers' Rest - Peach Orchard Hill
Explanatory sign on grounds.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on December 20, 2009, by Karen Key of Sacramento, California. This page has been viewed 1,171 times since then and 45 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14. submitted on December 20, 2009, by Karen Key of Sacramento, California.
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