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

Major Wilbur Fisk Foster

1834-1922

 
 
Major Wilbur Fisk Foster - Front image. Click for full size.
By R. E. Smith, September 2, 2007
1. Major Wilbur Fisk Foster - Front
Inscription. Chief Engr. Army of Tenn. C.S.A.; Construction Engineer on first R.R. Bridge in Nashville; City Engineer of Nashville and Member of American Society of civil Engineers; Director of Works at the Tennessee Centennial Exposition, 1897 & Co-Founder of Foster & Creighton Co.; Elder, First Presbyterian Church; 33rd Degree, Scottish Rite Mason.
 
Erected 1975 by The Historical Commission of Metropolitan Nashville and Davidson County. (Marker Number 52.)
 
Location. 36° 9.036′ N, 86° 48.709′ W. Marker is in Nashville, Tennessee, in Davidson County. Marker can be reached from 25th Avenue North, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. This marker is located on the grounds of Centennial Park. Marker is in this post office area: Nashville TN 37203, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Nashville Parthenon (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); United Nations Visit To Nashville (about 700 feet away); The Parthenon (approx. 0.2 miles away); John W. Thomas (approx. 0.2 miles away); Federal Defenses (approx. 0.2 miles away); Battle of Nashville
Major Wilbur Fisk Foster - Back image. Click for full size.
By R. E. Smith, September 2, 2007
2. Major Wilbur Fisk Foster - Back
(was approx. 0.2 miles away but has been reported missing. ); Powder Grinding Wheels (approx. 0.2 miles away); Lieutenant James Simmons Timothy (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Nashville.
 
Categories. Notable PersonsWar, US Civil
 
Major Wilbur Fisk Foster image. Click for full size.
By R. E. Smith, September 2, 2007
3. Major Wilbur Fisk Foster
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on October 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on December 11, 2007, by R. E. Smith of Nashville, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 1,419 times since then and 33 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on December 11, 2007, by R. E. Smith of Nashville, Tennessee. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
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