1897-1988The Nashville Parthenon was built on this site as the centerpiece of the Tennessee Centennial Exposition of 1897. The original full-scale replica was intended as a temporary exhibit structure and was constructed of brick, wood and plaster. The building quickly endeared itself to all Nashvillians who protested plans for the building's demolition at the close of the Centennial Celebration. The original building stood until 1921 at which time the City of Nashville began the reconstruction of the worn structure—this time with permanent materials. This building, the result of those efforts, was completed in 1931.
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|Date Added||Wednesday, September 3rd, 2014 at 6:22pm PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||16S E 516795 N 4000546|
|Decimal Degrees||36.14950000, -86.81330000|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 36° 8.97', W 86° 48.798'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||36° 8' 58.20" N, 86° 48' 47.88" W|
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|Closest Postal Address||At or near 2500 West End Ave, Nashville TN 37232, US|
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