Historic Markers Across Tennessee

Adolphus Heiman 1809 - 1862

Marker ID: NHC 64
Location: on Jefferson Street, Nashville TN
County: Davidson
Coordinates: N 36° 10.384    W 086° 47.553
  36.17306666    -86.79255
Style: Free Standing **
Waymark: WMAP4


Adolphus Heiman
1809 - 1862

Born Potsdam, Prussia. Came to Nashville 1838. Lived in home on this site. Architect, Engineer & Builder; Designed Univ. of Nash. Main Bldg., Central State Hosp. Main Bldg., Suspension Bridge over Cumberland River. Masonic Leader; Adj. U.S. Army Mexican War; Col. 10th Tenn. Inf. Reg. C.S.A. Civil War. Buried in Confederate Circle, Mount Olivet Cemetery.

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