Historic Markers Across Tennessee

Carper Homestead

Marker ID:  
County: Davidson
Style: Mounted **
Waymark: None


Carper Homestead

Known to be one of the oldest houses remaining
from the early American era. Originally located
on Cane Ridge Road at Antioch, Tennessee.
The materials were removed piece-by-piece
and rebuilt exactly as it stood when occupied
by the Carper generations.
Donated to Woodland Memorial Park for
Historic Preservation by the children of
William Washington
Susie Black Carper
William Herman Carper · Ruth Carper Chasteen · Estella Carper Quest · Louella Carper James · Thelma Carper Elliocott · Kathleen Carper Huddleston · Irene Carper Chahoc · Mary Carper Pulliam
Dedicated 1969


Marker and buildings are inside the cemetery behind the funeral home in the Gesemany area, Nashville, TN