Historic Markers Across Tennessee

Battle of the Bluffs

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Location: 110 3rd Avenue N, Nashville, TN
County: Davidson
Coordinates: N 36° 9.691    W 086° 46.586
  36.16151666    -86.77643333
Style: Mounted **
Waymark: None


Raged around this point April 2, 1781 between Cherokee Indians and settlers. Loosed by Mrs. James Robertson, dogs from the Fort attacked the Indians allowing settlers to escape to the Fort. Many were killed including Captain James Leiper.

1928 by Erected by Nashville Optimist Club.