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Founding of Altrusa International

 
 
Founding of Altrusa International Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, June 15, 2015
1. Founding of Altrusa International Marker
Inscription. To commemorate its founding on April 11, 1917, Altrusa International, Inc. planted seventy-five flowering dogwood trees on this site as a 75th anniversary gift to the people of Nashville and the state of Tennessee.
 
Erected 1992.
 
Location. 36° 8.891′ N, 86° 49.091′ W. Marker is in Nashville, Tennessee, in Davidson County. Marker can be reached from Parthenon Avenue. Touch for map. The marker is at the top of the hill near the dog park in Centennial Park. Marker is in this post office area: Nashville TN 37203, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Federal Defenses (approx. ¼ mile away); Battle of Nashville (approx. ¼ mile away but has been reported missing); The Parthenon (approx. ¼ mile away); John W. Thomas (approx. ¼ mile away); The Nashville Parthenon (approx. 0.3 miles away); United Nations Visit To Nashville (approx. 0.3 miles away); Major Wilbur Fisk Foster (approx. 0.4 miles away); Lieutenant James Simmons Timothy (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Nashville.
 
Also see . . .  Altrusa International. (Submitted on July 15, 2015, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.)
 
Categories. Charity & Public Work
 
Wide view of Founding of Altrusa International Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, June 15, 2015
2. Wide view of Founding of Altrusa International Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 14, 2015, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. This page has been viewed 189 times since then and 18 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on July 14, 2015, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.   2. submitted on July 15, 2015, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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