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

Dry-Stack Stone Walls

 
 
Dry-Stack Stone Walls Marker image. Click for full size.
By Kevin Hoch, March 9, 2012
1. Dry-Stack Stone Walls Marker
Inscription. Dry-stack stone walls, a Scots-Irish building tradition adapted by slaves in the early 19th century, were common throughout middle Tennessee. During the 1864 Battle of Nashville, Brigadier General Henry Jackson was captured at this wall on the Middle Franklin turnpike after the Confederate line collapsed at Shy's Hill.
 
Erected 2008 by The Historical Commission of Metropolitan Nashville and Davidson County. (Marker Number 132.)
 
Location. 36° 5.121′ N, 86° 48.247′ W. Marker is in Nashville, Tennessee, in Davidson County. Marker is on Granny White Pike, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Nashville TN 37220, 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 (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); a different marker also named Battle of Nashville (approx. 0.2 miles away); a different marker also named Battle of Nashville (approx. 0.3 miles away); Minnesota (approx. 0.3 miles away); John Trotwood Moore (approx. 0.7 miles away); Granny White Grave
Dry-Stack Stone Walls Marker image. Click for full size.
By Kevin Hoch, March 9, 2012
2. Dry-Stack Stone Walls Marker
(approx. 0.9 miles away); Confederate Defenses (approx. 1.1 miles away); a different marker also named Battle of Nashville (approx. 1.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Nashville.
 
Categories. Man-Made FeaturesWar, US Civil
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on March 9, 2012, by Kevin Hoch of Tulsa, Oklahoma. This page has been viewed 1,158 times since then and 95 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on March 9, 2012, by Kevin Hoch of Tulsa, Oklahoma. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
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