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

Tennessee Ornithological Society

 
 
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By Denise Boose, July 11, 2012
1. Tennessee Ornithological Society Marker
Inscription. On October 7, 1915, Dr. George Curtis, Albert F. Ganier, Judge H.Y. Hughes, Dr. George R. Mayfield, Dixon Merritt, and A.C. Webb met at Faucon's Restaurant, 419 Union Street, approximately 50 feet east of here, to found the Tennessee Ornithological Society. T.O.S. was chartered by the state for the purpose of studying Tennessee birds. A journal, The Migrant, publishes accurate records of birds across the state. The Birds of the Nashville Area has local records. T.O.S. is the state's oldest conservation group in continuing existence. Donated in memory of B.B. Coffey (1870-1966)
 
Erected 1992 by The Historical Commission of Metropolitan Nashville and Davidson County. (Marker Number 88.)
 
Location. 36° 9.874′ N, 86° 46.848′ W. Marker is in Nashville, Tennessee, in Davidson County. Marker is at the intersection of Union Street and 5th Avenue, on the left when traveling north on Union Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 454 Union Street, Nashville TN 37219, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Jackson's Law Office (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); First Masonic Hall (about 500 feet away); Maxwell House Hotel
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By Denise Boose, July 11, 2012
2. Tennessee Ornithological Society Marker
(about 500 feet away); Downtown Presbyterian Church (about 600 feet away); Fourth and Church (about 600 feet away); Votes for Women (about 700 feet away); The Seeing Eye (about 700 feet away); Alvin C. York (about 700 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Nashville.
 
Categories. Science & Medicine
 
Tennessee Ornithological Society Marker image. Click for full size.
By Denise Boose, July 11, 2012
3. Tennessee Ornithological Society Marker
Tennessee Ornithological Society Marker image. Click for full size.
By Denise Boose, July 11, 2012
4. Tennessee Ornithological Society Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on September 2, 2012, by Denise Boose of Tehachapi, California. This page has been viewed 359 times since then and 22 times this year. Last updated on December 17, 2012, by Byron Hooks of Sandy Springs, Georgia. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on September 2, 2012, by Denise Boose of Tehachapi, California. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
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