“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
Nashville in Davidson County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)

Sarah Estell

Sarah Estell Marker image. Click for full size.
By Sandra Hughes, September 26, 2009
1. Sarah Estell Marker
Inscription. Sarah Estell, a free black woman in the slavery era, ran an ice cream parlor and sweet shop near here. She overcame the many hurdles faced by free persons of color, and her venture thrived. Her catering firm met the banquet needs of the city's firemen, church socials, and political parties from 1840~1860.
Erected by Tennessee Historical Commission. (Marker Number 3A 139.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the Tennessee Historical Commission marker series.
Location. 36° 9.732′ N, 86° 46.773′ W. Marker is in Nashville, Tennessee, in Davidson County. Marker is on 5th Ave. North. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 217 5th Ave. North, Nashville TN 37219, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Downtown Presbyterian Church (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Birth of Bluegrass (about 400 feet away); Little Jimmy Dickens (about 500 feet away); William Walker (about 500 feet away); First Masonic Hall (about 500 feet away); Maxwell House Hotel (about 500 feet away); Thomas Green Ryman (about 600 feet away); Fourth and Church (about 600 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Nashville.
Also see . . .  The essence of liberty: free black women during the slave era By Wilma King. The Essence of Liberty (Submitted on March 12, 2010, by Sandra Hughes of Killen, Usa.) 
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Credits. This page was last revised on May 14, 2018. This page originally submitted on March 10, 2010, by Sandra Hughes of Killen, Usa. This page has been viewed 977 times since then and 37 times this year. Last updated on March 14, 2015, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. Photo   1. submitted on March 10, 2010, by Sandra Hughes of Killen, Usa. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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