Historic Markers Across Tennessee

The South Field

Marker ID:  
Location: at the intersection of US 70 and US 41, Nashville, TN
County: Davidson
Coordinates: N 36° 09.530    W 086° 46.902
  36.15883333    -86.7817
Style: Mounted **
Waymark: WMT4K6


The South Field

Also called the Commons, originally 240 acres extending south to the river geven to Davidson Academy by the State of North Carolina. Famous as a mustering ground, here 4,000 Tennessee Militia were reviewed by Andrew Jackson and Lafayette on the latters visit to Nashville in 1825.

Erected by Division of Archives and History of the State of Tennessee, 1928