Historic Markers Across Tennessee

"Western Harmony"

Marker ID: NHC 
Location: 3rd Ave. N & James Robertson Pkwy, Nashville, TN
County: Davidson
Coordinates: N 36° 10.013    W 086° 46.786
  36.16688333    -86.77976666
Style: Free Standing **
Waymark: WMRE57


Music publishing in Nashville began in 1824 when “The Western Harmony” was published by Allen D. Carden and Samuel J. Rogers.  A book of hymns and instruction for singing, it was printed by Carey A. Harris on the press of his newspaper, the Nashville Republican, on College Street (now Third Avenue) in this vicinity.


Erected: 1981
(Marker was originally placed in 1981, vandalized, removed and replaced in 2011.)