Historic Markers Across Tennessee

Nashville Academy of Medicine

Marker ID: NHC 61
Location: intersection of West End Avenue and Acklen Park Drive, Nashville, TN
County: Davidson
Coordinates: N 36° 8.455    W 086° 49.031
  36.14091666    -86.81718333
Style: Free Standing **
Waymark: None


The Nashville Medical Society, the first medical association in Tennessee, was founded March 5, 1821, by 7 physicians in the log courthouse on the Public Square. Pres. was Dr. Felix Robertson, first white child born in Nashville. Chartered Sept. 4, 1906, by state as Nashville Academy of Medicine & Davidson County Medical Society

Erected 1977 by The Historical Commission of Metropolitan Nashville and Davidson County.