Historic Markers Across Tennessee

Nashville Centennial 1780~1880

Marker ID: NHC 14
Location: in front of Estes Kefauver Federal Building U.S. Courthouse, 801 Broadway, Nashville, TN
County: Davidson
Coordinates: N 36° 9.52    W 086° 46.94
  36.15866666    -86.78233333
Style: Free Standing **
Waymark: WMAPJ


The Centennial Exposition on this site in 1880 from April 23 through May 30, marked a century of progress since the founding of Nashville. There were parades, oratory, music; historical, art and commercial exhibits; theatrical performances, and "the grandest display of fireworks ever seen in Nashville."

Erected 1969 by The Historical Commission of Metropolitan Nashville and Davidson County