Historic Markers Across Tennessee

McConnell Field

Marker ID: NHC 
Location: Murphy Rd. by clubhouse in McCabe Park
County: Davidson
Style: Free Standing **
Waymark: None


In 1927 the City bought 131 acres from Warren Sloan and made this the Nashville airport, named for Lieut. Brower McConnell, Tennessee National Guard pilot who died that year in an air crash. the hangars were 50 yards east. Aircraft outgrew the field in the 1930s and moved to Sky Harbor and Berry Field. the Park Board began the golf course in 1939.


Erected 1970