The Devon Farm Cemetery was relocated in 2003 from its original location on this property. A marker commemorating the first site can be found south of the historic brick farmhouse.
John Davis settled on Devon Farm in 1795. His descendants, . . . — — Map (db m200319) HM
The Newsom family came to Tennessee from Virginia in the late 1700s.
The area known as Newsom's Station was settled and developed by
the family of William Bryant Newson sometime between 1796 and
1800. The original mill, built by William . . . — — Map (db m198971) HM
Centenary United Methodist Church
Rev. William Gower built the first Gower's Chapel on his farm in 1805. A larger chapel, erected in 1850 on Gower land, also served as the local schoolhouse. On Oct. 5, 1884, the newly named Centenary Methodist . . . — — Map (db m147425) HM
This cabin was the home of Revolutionary War captain Abraham Louis DeMoss, wife Hannah, and their nine children after he bought land near here in 1800. DeMoss named his home Belle Vue, French for “beautiful view” which became the name of this entire . . . — — Map (db m174300) HM
Edwin Warner (1870-1945) succeeded his brother Percy on the Park Board in 1927 and served for eighteen years. He personally directed the acquisition of most of the Warner Park acreage and supervised WPA development of the property. Warner organized . . . — — Map (db m147109) HM
In 1910, H.G. Hill, Sr. purchased this 324 acres including an old-growth forest west of downtown Nashville. He refused to allow the trees to be sold for timber and fenced the forest to keep his cattle from damaging the centuries-old trees. Hill . . . — — Map (db m147416) HM
Jesse Shelton DeMoss was the grandson of Bellevue co-founder James DeMoss and the son or prosperous farmer Thomas DeMoss, of the Davidson County 14th District. Between 1866 and 1870, Jesse moved with his family from the 14th to 12th district. In . . . — — Map (db m219714) HM
In 1815, James Hifle Smith (1788-1845) and wife, Lucy Greer Smith (1793-1872), came
to Pasquotank, Tennessee from Virginia. They built a 1-½- story single-pen log house on this site and opened a general store, which operated until 1975. The . . . — — Map (db m151781) HM
In 1906, Norwegian-born Andres Ivarson Myhr and wife Minnie Bolton Myhr acquired land from Tabitha DeMoss and built "Maple Row," named for trees planted along the driveway. Part of Myhr Farm, this was the first house in Bellevue to have indoor . . . — — Map (db m147420) HM