Historic Markers Across Tennessee



Fisk Memorial Chapel



Marker ID: THC 3A 119
Location: 17th Avenue North, Nashville, TN
County: Davidson
Coordinates: N 36° 10.048    W 086° 48.233
  36.16746666    -86.80388333
Style: Free Standing **
Waymark: None
 



Text:

Fisk Memorial Chapel, deigned by New York architect William Bigelow, was erected in 1892 in memory of General Clinton B. Fisk, a founder of the University. The religious and cultural center of the campus, the Chapel has welcomed foreign dignitaries, outstanding concert artists, and renowned lecturers, such as Booker T. Washington and Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

Erected by Tennessee Historical Commission.