Historic Markers Across Tennessee

Nashville Academy of Medicine

Marker ID: NHC 61
Location: intersection of 23rd Avenue North and Brandau Place, Nashville, TN
County: Davidson
Coordinates: N 36° 9.069    W 086° 48.383
  36.15115    -86.80638333
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