Historic Markers Across Tennessee

Buchanan's Station

Marker ID: THC 3A 10
Location: U.S. 70S, Davidson County, in Nashville, turn north at Spence Lane, at dead end go east 1 mile
County: Davidson
Style: Free Standing **
Waymark: None


One of Cumberland settlements, established here in 1780. The fort was attacked Sept. 30, 1792, by about 300 Creeks and Lower Cherokees under Chiachattalla. Aided by the heroism and efficiency of Mrs. Buchanan and other women in the stockade, the attack was repulsed and Chiachattalla was killed.