Historic Markers Across Tennessee

Granny White's Grave

Marker ID: NHC 28
Location: On Travelers Ridge Dr. south of Granny White Pike, Nashville, TN
County: Davidson
Coordinates: N 36° 04.398    W 086° 48.427
  36.0733    -86.80711666
Style: Free Standing **
Waymark: WM412E


Grave of Lucinda “Granny” White, who settled here in 1803 on 50 acres of land. She died in 1815 at about age 73. Granny White Tavern stood 200’ to the north. Famous for its food, brandy and comfortable beds, it attracted travelers from the Natchez Trace, four miles to the west. Grave restored by General James Robertson chapter D.A.R.