Dry-Stack Stone Walls

Dry-Stack Stone Walls (HM1028)

Location: Nashville, TN 37220 Davidson County
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Country: United States of America
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N 36° 5.121', W 86° 48.247'

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Dry-stack stone walls, a Scots-Irish building tradition adapted by slaves in the early 19th century, were common throughout middle Tennessee. During the 1864 Battle of Nashville, Brigadier General Henry Jackson was captured at this wall on the Middle Franklin turnpike after the Confederate line collapsed at Shy's Hill.
HM NumberHM1028
Marker Number132
Year Placed2008
Placed ByThe Historical Commission of Metropolitan Nashville and Davidson County
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Date Added Tuesday, October 14th, 2014 at 2:44pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 517635 N 3993432
Decimal Degrees36.08535000, -86.80411667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 36° 5.121', W 86° 48.247'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds36° 5' 7.26" N, 86° 48' 14.82" W
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Area Code(s)615
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 4708 Granny White Pike, Nashville TN 37220, US
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