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

Belmont-Hillsboro Neighborhood

 
 
Belmont-Hillsboro Neighborhood Marker image. Click for full size.
By Kevin Hoch, February 6, 2012
1. Belmont-Hillsboro Neighborhood Marker
Inscription. When Adelicia Acklen's estate was sold in 1890, the Belmont Mansion and its ground became Belmont College. Other portions, and parts of the neighboring Sunnyside Mansion property, were subdivided into residential lots by the Belmont Land Co. In 1900-1910, streetcar lines were built running to Cedar Lane on Belmont Boulevard and to Blair Boulevard on 21st Ave. The neighborhood became a National Register Historic District in 1980.
 
Erected 2011 by The Historical Commission of Metropolitan Nashville and Davidson County. (Marker Number 142.)
 
Location. 36° 7.535′ N, 86° 47.637′ W. Marker is in Nashville, Tennessee, in Davidson County. Marker is at the intersection of Belmont Boulevard and Beechwood Avenue, on the right when traveling north on Belmont Boulevard. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Nashville TN 37212, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Sunnyside (approx. half a mile away); Jack Clement Recording Studios (approx. half a mile away); Battle of Nashville (approx. half a mile away); Hillsboro Toll Gate (approx. half a mile away); a different marker also
Belmont-Hillsboro Neighborhood Marker image. Click for full size.
By Kevin Hoch, February 6, 2012
2. Belmont-Hillsboro Neighborhood Marker
named Battle of Nashville (approx. 0.6 miles away); Ward-Belmont College (approx. 0.7 miles away); Schofield's Jump-Off Line (approx. 0.7 miles away); Belmont Mansion (approx. 0.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Nashville.
 
Categories. Railroads & StreetcarsSettlements & Settlers
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on February 6, 2012, by Kevin Hoch of Tulsa, Oklahoma. This page has been viewed 490 times since then and 13 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on February 6, 2012, by Kevin Hoch of Tulsa, Oklahoma. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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