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

Demonbreum's Cave

 
 
Demonbreum's Cave Marker image. Click for full size.
By Kathy Walker, October 24, 2009
1. Demonbreum's Cave Marker
Inscription. Jaques-Timothe De Montbrun, French Canadian fur trader and later lieutenant governor of the Illinois Country, visited in this area as early as 1769. On at least one occasion he took refuge in the cave 0.9 mile N. when attacked by Indians. He settled in Nashville in 1790, living there until his death in 1826.
 
Erected by Tennessee Historical Commission. (Marker Number 3A 32.)
 
Location. 36° 9.705′ N, 86° 46.402′ W. Marker is in Nashville, Tennessee, in Davidson County. Marker can be reached from 1st Avenue South, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is along the Cumberland River next to Music City Star Train Depot and pedestrian bridge, south of Riverfront Park. Marker is in this post office area: Nashville TN 37201, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Sampson W. Keeble (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Battle of the Bluffs (approx. 0.2 miles away); Colonel John Donelson (approx. 0.2 miles away); Colonel James Robertson (approx. 0.2 miles away); Fort Nashborough (approx. 0.2 miles away); Colonel Richard Henderson
Demonbreum's Cave Marker image. Click for full size.
By Kathy Walker, October 24, 2009
2. Demonbreum's Cave Marker
Looking southeast. Pedestrian bridge is in the background
(approx. 0.2 miles away); a different marker also named Fort Nashborough (approx. ¼ mile away); Thomas Green Ryman (approx. ¼ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Nashville.
 
Categories. ExplorationNotable PersonsSettlements & SettlersWars, US Indian
 
Demonbreum's Cave Marker image. Click for full size.
By Kathy Walker, October 24, 2009
3. Demonbreum's Cave Marker
Looking northwest. Music City Star Train Depot is in the background
Demonbreun Cave image. Click for full size.
By Jan Duke, April 26, 2006
4. Demonbreun Cave
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on November 7, 2009, by Kathy Walker of Stafford, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,216 times since then and 50 times this year. Last updated on May 29, 2015, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on November 7, 2009, by Kathy Walker of Stafford, Virginia.   4. submitted on January 2, 2011, by Jan Duke of Nashville, Tennessee. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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