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Jubilee Hall

 
 
Jubilee Hall - Front image. Click for full size.
By R. E. Smith, September 2, 2007
1. Jubilee Hall - Front
Inscription. Erected in 1876, Jubilee Hall was the first permanent structure built on the Fisk University campus. Named for Fisk's world-famous Jubilee Singers, this Victorian Gothic structure is sometimes called "frozen music." Jubilee Hall is a National Historic Landmark and a memorial to the spirituals and the singers who sang them.
 
Erected by Tennessee Historical Commission. (Marker Number 3A 120.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the National Historic Landmarks marker series.
 
Location. 36° 10.126′ N, 86° 48.303′ W. Marker is in Nashville, Tennessee, in Davidson County. Marker can be reached from 17th Avenue N.. Touch for map. This marker is located on the grounds of Fisk University. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1000 17th Avenue N., Nashville TN 37208, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Donley Harold Turpin, D. D. S. (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); The John Wesley Work Home (about 400 feet away); Academic Building At Fisk University (about 400 feet away); Desegregating Nashville's Lunch Counters (about 400 feet away); Meharry Medical College (about 500 feet away); Thomas W. Talley
Jubilee Hall Marker image. Click for full size.
By R. E. Smith, September 2, 2007
2. Jubilee Hall Marker
(about 500 feet away); Talley-Brady Hall (about 600 feet away); Fisk Memorial Chapel (about 600 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Nashville.
 
Regarding Jubilee Hall. Fisk University’s Jubilee Hall, a significant Nashville landmark, was the first building in the United States constructed for the education of blacks.
(http://www.planofnashville.com/PDF_downloads/2_River_District.pdf)
 
Categories. African AmericansArts, Letters, MusicNotable Buildings
 
Jubilee Hall and Marker image. Click for full size.
By R. E. Smith, September 2, 2007
3. Jubilee Hall and Marker
Jubilee Hall - University Signage image. Click for full size.
By R. E. Smith, September 2, 2007
4. Jubilee Hall - University Signage
Jubilee Hall - Architectural Detail image. Click for full size.
By R. E. Smith, September 2, 2007
5. Jubilee Hall - Architectural Detail
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on December 11, 2007, by R. E. Smith of Nashville, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 1,414 times since then and 37 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on December 11, 2007, by R. E. Smith of Nashville, Tennessee. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.
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