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

John W. Thomas

1830 - 1906

 
 
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By Denise Boose, July 11, 2012
1. John W. Thomas Marker
This inscription is behind the statue.
Inscription.
A native of Nashville.
Forty-eight years in the service
of the Nashville, Chattanooga &
St. Louis Railway;
President for twenty-two years.
President of the
Tennessee Centennial Exposition,
which resulted in securing
to Nashville this Park.
A worthy man in all the lines of life.
An efficient man of affairs.
An upright and eminent citizen.
A Christian and a gentleman.
A friend and a brother.
This memorial is erected by the employees of the
Nashville, Chattanooga & St. Louis Railway.

- 1907 -

 
Erected 1907 by Employees of the Nashville, Chattanooga & St. Louis Railway.
 
Location. 36° 8.93′ N, 86° 48.812′ W. Marker is in Nashville, Tennessee, in Davidson County. Marker is on 27th Avenue North 0.3 miles north of West End Avenue, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 2600 West End Avenue, Nashville TN 37203, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Battle of Nashville (was within shouting distance of this marker but has been reported missing. ); Federal Defenses (within shouting distance of this
John W. Thomas Marker image. Click for full size.
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2. John W. Thomas Marker
marker); The Parthenon (within shouting distance of this marker); The Nashville Parthenon (within shouting distance of this marker); United Nations Visit To Nashville (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Major Wilbur Fisk Foster (approx. 0.2 miles away); Lieutenant James Simmons Timothy (approx. 0.2 miles away); Cockrill Spring (approx. ¼ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Nashville.
 
Categories. Notable Persons
 
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3. John W. Thomas Marker
Devotion image. Click for full size.
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4. Devotion
Promptness image. Click for full size.
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5. Promptness
Justice image. Click for full size.
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6. Justice
Sculpted by Enid Yandell. image. Click for full size.
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7. Sculpted by Enid Yandell.
The Henry-Bonnard Bronze Co. Mevernon N.Y. 1907
John W. Thomas Statue image. Click for full size.
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8. John W. Thomas Statue
The Parthenon image. Click for full size.
By Denise Boose, July 11, 2012
9. The Parthenon
Wide view of John W. Thomas Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, June 15, 2015
10. Wide view of John W. Thomas Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 20, 2012, by Denise Boose of Tehachapi, California. This page has been viewed 438 times since then and 32 times this year. Last updated on January 27, 2013, by Byron Hooks of Sandy Springs, Georgia. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9. submitted on July 20, 2012, by Denise Boose of Tehachapi, California.   10. submitted on July 14, 2015, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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