“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
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Historical Markers in Donelson, Tennessee

Clickable Map of Davidson County, Tennessee and Immediately Adjacent Jurisdictions image/svg+xml 2019-10-06 U.S. Census Bureau, Abe.suleiman; Lokal_Profil;; J.J.Prats/dc:title> Davidson County, TN (936) Cheatham County, TN (16) Robertson County, TN (39) Rutherford County, TN (225) Sumner County, TN (110) Williamson County, TN (400) Wilson County, TN (67)  DavidsonCounty(936) Davidson County (936)  CheathamCounty(16) Cheatham County (16)  RobertsonCounty(39) Robertson County (39)  RutherfordCounty(225) Rutherford County (225)  SumnerCounty(110) Sumner County (110)  WilliamsonCounty(400) Williamson County (400)  WilsonCounty(67) Wilson County (67)
Nashville is the county seat for Davidson County
Donelson is in Davidson County
      Davidson County (936)  
      Cheatham County (16)  
      Robertson County (39)  
      Rutherford County (225)  
      Sumner County (110)  
      Williamson County (400)  
      Wilson County (67)  
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1Tennessee (Davidson County), Donelson — Carriage House, c. 1850s[Clover Bottom Farm]
Construction details on this structure vary from the slave dwellings, and include mortise and tenon joinery and hand-planed and rabbeted lapped siding. These details suggest that the carriage house may pre-date those dwellings. Note the hand-forged . . . Map (db m147661) HM
2Tennessee (Davidson County), Donelson — Chicken House, c. 1920s[Clover Bottom Farm]
The chicken coop may date to the Stanford family's ownership of Clover Bottom. The Stanfords were the third and final private owners of the property. Arthur F. Stanford (1881-1939) and his brother bought Clover Bottom from Anna Gay Price in 1918 and . . . Map (db m147636) HM
3Tennessee (Davidson County), Donelson — 63 — Clover Bottom Mansion
Built in 1858 by Dr. James Hoggatt on land inherited from his father, Capt. John Hoggatt, a Revolutionary War soldier, this fine Italian villa style home is centered in an area of local historical significance. John Donelson settled early in this . . . Map (db m147571) HM
4Tennessee (Davidson County), Donelson — Horse Barn, c. 1890s[Clover Bottom Farm]
This is one of the few surviving late 19th-century horse barns in Davidson County. Architectural historians refer to the style of the building as a transverse crib barn, or a central aisle barn. The structure was erected by 1898, most likely when . . . Map (db m147663) HM
5Tennessee (Davidson County), Donelson — Slave Cabins, c. 1858[Clover Bottom Farm]
Until the coming of Phillips [overseer at Clover Bottom] in the spring of 1858, the colored people lived in cabins and houses promiscuously scattered about the place. Entertainments like quilting bees and dances, where people . . . Map (db m147635) HM
6Tennessee (Davidson County), Donelson — 10 — Two Rivers Mansion
Built in 1859 by David H. McGavock, this mansion stands on land inherited by McGavock's wife, Willie, from her father, William Harding. The smaller house to the left was built in 1802. Dr. James Priestley's Academy, established about 1816, was . . . Map (db m147569) HM
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Dec. 4, 2022