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TENNESSEE-
(8th AVE S AREA)- DAVIDSON COUNTY- NASHVILLE, TN- 1997

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HOMES of 8th AVENUE SOUTH AREA

Home of Mrs Jesse Benton, widow of Jesse Benton who left Nashville after a feud with Andrew Jackson.  Built in the 1840's, restored in the 1920's by Colonel Granville Sevier.  Two log cabins east of the home reputed to have been built by the French for trade with the Chickasaw and Choctaw Indians, may be the oldest structures in Metropolitan Nashville.  Placed on National Register October 1, 1974.

SUNNYSIDE HOME

882 S. Curtiswood Lane
Was constructed as a private residence between 1929 - 1931
Encompasses 26 rooms, 15,000 sq ft, and 10 acres
Purchased by the State in 1948

TENNESSEE GOVERNOR'S MANSION

 

CHURCHES of 8th AVENUE SOUTH AREA

Organized in 1906
Building purchased in 1967

920 Caldwell Ln
Acklen Avenue Church of Christ Bass Street Missionary Baptist Church Brookhaven Cumberland Presbyterian Church

3915 Franklin Rd

817 S Douglas Ave
Christ Church of the Nazarene Cofers Chapel Freewill Baptist Church Community Baptist Church

3410 Granny White Pike

3906 Franklin Rd
Built in 1973

1021 Glendale Ln
First United Church Glen Leven Presbyterian Church Glendale Baptist Church

900 Glendale Lane
Glendale United Methodist Church Good Samaritan Missionary Baptist Church Grandview Church of Christ

Organized in 1866
Rebuilt in 1933
New building dedicated in 1994

2400 10th Ave S
Founded by Mother Lena Robinson in 1922
Greater Bethel African Methodist Episcopal Church Greater Christ Temple Church Hillcrest Baptist Church

Built in 1929 

901 Benton Ave
Humphrey’s Street United Methodist Church Islamic Center of Nashville Church John Wesley United Methodist Church

2080 12th Ave S 

Founded and built by Reverend Lewis Patton in 1989
Kayne Avenue Baptist Church Living Word Church Love United Missionary Baptist Church

Founded in 1880
Building dedicated in 1980 

1012 Gilmore Ave 

2315 9th Ave S
Established in 1935
Mt Gilead Baptist Church Mt Olive Christian Church Mt Paran Primitive Baptist Church

Organized in 1936
Building erected 1941

1006 Halcyon Ave
Organized in 1902
 Consolidated with Ewing Avenue In 1966 

850 Bradford Ave
Founded in 1871
Building erected in 1969 
Progressive Baptist Church Second Baptist Church St Eli United Primitive Baptist

2214 12th Ave S
Organized in 1895
Relocated and remodeled in 1967

3710 Franklin Rd
4 columns are from old church building that was torn down

2415 12th Ave S
Organized in 1906
Tabernacle Baptist Church Woodmont Hills Church Of Christ Zion Hill First African Church

 

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