Tennessee Ornithological Society

Tennessee Ornithological Society (HM162P)

Location: Nashville, TN 37219 Davidson County
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Country: United States of America
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N 36° 9.874', W 86° 46.848'

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On October 7, 1915, Dr. George Curtis, Albert F. Ganier, Judge H.Y. Hughes, Dr. George R. Mayfield, Dixon Merritt, and A.C. Webb met at Faucon's Restaurant, 419 Union Street, approximately 50 feet east of here, to found the Tennessee Ornithological Society. T.O.S. was chartered by the state for the purpose of studying Tennessee birds. A journal, The Migrant, publishes accurate records of birds across the state. The Birds of the Nashville Area has local records. T.O.S. is the state's oldest conservation group in continuing existence.Donated in memory of B.B. Coffey (1870-1966)
HM NumberHM162P
Marker Number88
Year Placed1992
Placed ByThe Historical Commission of Metropolitan Nashville and Davidson County
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Date Added Monday, September 22nd, 2014 at 9:53am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 519714 N 4002223
Decimal Degrees36.16456667, -86.78080000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 36° 9.874', W 86° 46.848'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds36° 9' 52.44" N, 86° 46' 50.88" W
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Area Code(s)615
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 246 5th Ave N, Nashville TN 37219, US
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