Historic Markers Across Tennessee

The James Gang

Marker ID: THC 3A 20
Location: on Whites Creek Pike (U.S. 431) south of Old Hickory Blvd, Whites Creek TN
County: Davidson
Coordinates: N 36° 15.89    W 086° 49.845
  36.26483333    -86.83075
Style: Free Standing **
Waymark: None


In this building, then a combination saloon and grocery, W.W. Earthman, magistrate and ex-constable of Davidson County, on March 25, 1881, arrested Bill Ryan, alias Tom Hill, ruthless and indiscreet member of the gang, members of which were living in the Edgefield neighborhood. Frank and Jesse James and their families left the Nashville area the next day.

Erected by Tennessee Historical Commission.