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

William Bowen House

Circa 1787

 
 
William Bowen House - Taken Facing East image. Click for full size.
By R. E. Smith, September 2, 2007
1. William Bowen House - Taken Facing East
Inscription. Near Mansker’s Creek stands a rare example of Federal architecture built by Capt. William Bowen and Mary Henley Russell. Bowen, an early pioneer and Indian fighter had served in the French & Indian and Revolutionary wars before moving his family to the Cumberland Settlements. The house was restored and placed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1976. A grandson, William Bowen Campbell, served as fifteenth governor of Tennessee.
 
Erected by Tennessee Historical Commission. (Marker Number 3A 146.)
 
Location. 36° 19.583′ N, 86° 42′ W. Marker is in Goodlettsville, Tennessee, in Davidson County. Marker is on Long Hollow Pike (Tennessee Route 174), on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Goodlettsville TN 37072, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Mansker’s First Fort (within shouting distance of this marker); Mansker's Station (approx. 0.6 miles away); First Long Hunters (approx. 0.6 miles away); Bowen Plantation House (approx. 0.7 miles away); Mansker Creek (approx. 0.7 miles away); Casper Mansker
William Bowen House - Taken Facing West image. Click for full size.
By R. E. Smith, September 2, 2007
2. William Bowen House - Taken Facing West
(approx. 0.8 miles away); Goodlettsville Cumberland Presbyterian Church (approx. 0.9 miles away); a different marker also named Mansker’s Station (approx. 0.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Goodlettsville.
 
Categories. Notable BuildingsSettlements & SettlersWar, French and IndianWar, US Revolutionary
 
William Bowen House - Taken Facing East image. Click for full size.
By R. E. Smith, September 2, 2007
3. William Bowen House - Taken Facing East
William Bowen House image. Click for full size.
By Tennessee Blue Book, 2007
4. William Bowen House
William Bowen House image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, June 14, 2015
5. William Bowen House
Rear view of the William Bowen House image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, June 14, 2015
6. Rear view of the William Bowen House
William Bowen House image. Click for full size.
By Jan Duke, circa 2003
7. William Bowen House
William and Mary Henley Russell Bowen Grave image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, June 14, 2015
8. William and Mary Henley Russell Bowen Grave
William Bowen
1742-1804
Captain Virginia Militia 1777

Mary Henley Russell Bowen, 1760-1827
Mary Bowen 1788
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on September 19, 2007, by R. E. Smith of Nashville, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 2,637 times since then and 57 times this year. Last updated on July 14, 2015, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on September 19, 2007, by R. E. Smith of Nashville, Tennessee.   4. submitted on March 3, 2015, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.   5, 6. submitted on July 7, 2015, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.   7. submitted on September 28, 2009, by Jan Duke of Nashville, Tennessee.   8. submitted on July 7, 2015, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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