Historic Markers Across Tennessee

Johnson's Station

Marker ID: NHC 18
Location: is at the intersection of Harding Pike (U.S. 70S) and Vine Court, Nashville, TN
County: Davidson
Coordinates: N 36° 7.792    W 086° 50.367
  36.12986666    -86.83945
Style: Free Standing **
Waymark: None


A double log house and a few log cabins, partially picketed, stood here about 1790. On May 9, 1793, 4 children on their way to the spring were attacked by Indians. Three were scalped and killed. One escaped. The home of Charles Bosley, wealthy pioneer and a member of the Nickajack Expedition, later stood on this site.


Erected: 1969