Historic Markers Across Tennessee

Vauxhall Garden Site

Marker ID: NHC 51
Location: 884 Demonbreun St., Nashville, TN
County: Davidson
Coordinates: N 36° 9.389    W 086° 46.917
  36.15648333    -86.78195
Style: Free Standing **
Waymark: WMAPE


Located immediately south, this fashionable place of entertainment was established by Messrs. Decker & Dryer in 1827 and operated for more than a decade. It covered several acres & included a ballroom, dining hall and miniature railroad. Pres. Jackson was honored here on several occasions. John Bell made his famous “Vauxhall Garden Speech” here May 23, 1835.

Historical Commission of Metropolitan Nashville and Davidson County