Table of Contents

Our Story: Who We Are

Author Index to Newsletter Entries

1797 Vermin Law

1814 Nashville Fire

1930: Caldwell & Company Fails

The 1933 Nashville Tornado

A. N. Eshman and Radnor College

Adolphus Heiman’s Cemetery Stone Work

Aesop and the Wedding of Human and Natural History

Airdrie – Let There Be Paradise

Alice Thompson Collinsworth: Intrepid Pioneer

Andrew Jackson Pageot

Angels in the Midst of Richland’s Rampage

The Army Air Forces Classification Center

Arranging the Light: The Story of Calvert Photography

At the Stone-Stoner Confluence

Banquet at the Duncan

The Battle of Nashville: Shy, Smith, and Hood

Battle of Nashville Monument: the 1997-1999 Restoration

Big Harpeth River

Biography of Charles Henry Ryman (1809-1879)

Buchanan’s Station: A Stirring Reminiscence of the Olden Time

Buchanan’s Station: The Battle That Saved the Cumberland Settlements

Buchanan’s Station and Cemetery

The Centennial Circus Lot

Chancery Court, the Adelphi, and Adolphus Heiman

Chapter 130 of the Acts of Tennessee, 1875: Tennessee’s First Jim Crow Law

A Chronology of Nashville Airports

Civil Rights and the Nashville Room

Civil Rights Timeline 1624-2012, Part One: 1624-1947

Civil Rights Timeline 1624-2012, Part Two: 1947-1956

Civil Rights Timeline 1624-2012, Part Three: 1957-1960

Civil Rights Timeline 1624-2012, Part Four: 1961-1965

Civil Rights Timeline 1624-2012, Part Five: 1966-2012

Clover Bottom Beach

Cohn High School 50th Reunion, Class of 1954: Remembrances of Things Past

The Confederate Twenty-Dollar Irony

Consumption: The Taker of Young Lives

Courthouses of Davidson County, Tennessee

Daniel Boone in Nashville

Daniel Smith, Frontier Surveyor (1748-1818)

Daniel Williams Jr., 1755-ca. 1823

Dr. Felix Randolph Robertson, 1781-1865

The Duelists: Jackson and Dickinson

Duncan College Preparatory School for Boys

An Eerie Street, an Ancient Creek, an Old Log House

Elbridge Gerry Eastman, 1813-1859

Four Recent Answers from Two Old Documents

Francis Baily and the Flavor of the Tennessee Frontier

Frank Goodman (1854-1910)

From Curiosity to Hope: The Work of Local Historians

From Farm to Factory

From Knickers to Body Stockings

Funeral Customs of the 1800s

General James Robertson, Frontier Surgeon

George Woods, 1842-1912

Ghostly Tracks of the Tennessee & Pacific Railroad

The Gilding of Nashville’s Athena Parthenos

Governor A. H. Roberts and His Donelson Farm

“He Came into This World Drawing”: Ernest A. Pickup (1887-1970)

Hermitage Hotel Memories since 1929

The Historic Mud Tavern Community

A History of African-American Lawyers in Nashville

A History of the Buchanan Log House

The Hodge House in Percy Warner Park

How Nashville Dishonored a President and Altered American History

An Incident in Post-Civil-War Nashville: Champ Ferguson and the Hefferman Killers

Is Daniel Boone Our Father?

J. Percy Priest: A Fifty-Year Retrospect

Jacob McGavock Dickinson: Jurist and Statesman

Jacob McGavock Dickinson Sr.

James Thomas Callender

John Berrien Lindsley, 1822-1897

John Crowe Ransom: Young Prophet to Poet

John Dillahunty and Baptist Origins in Nashville

John Montgomery’s Nashville Nap

Jonathan Jennings’ Will

Lee Loventhal: Citizen Exemplar

Letter from Mary

Life and Death in the 19th Century

Lost Nashville: The Second Presbyterian Church

Louise Grundy Lindsley, 1858-1944

A Lovely Sunday for the Cemetery

Luke Lea: A Biographical Sketch

Luke Lea in the Great Depression

Luke Lea in the Great War

Major John Buchanan, 1759-1832

Marcus B. Toney (1840-1929)

Meet Nashville’s Leaders: Living History at City Cemetery

Memories of Cornelia Fort

The Mill Creek Valley Turnpike

Monroe W. Gooden: Ahead of His Time

A Mortal Shooting in the Tennessee State Capitol

The Move to Nashville: An Oral History, as told by Dewey Richardson to Dale Richardson, ca. 1967

My Hermitage Experience

Nashville Coaches Who Made a Difference

Nashville Founding Factors

Nashville Memories: The Man Who Shot Buses

Nashville Memories: The Rich Man’s Wife

Nashville Memories: Take Me Out to the Ball Park

Nashville Memories: The Worried Wife of Deer Park

Nashville Movie Theaters

Nashville on the High Seas

The Nashville Theatres of 1900

Nashville’s City Hotel

Nashville-Tuskegee Connections, Part I: Medicine, Music, & Architecture

Nashville-Tuskegee Connections, Part II: The Tuskegee Airmen

Nashvillians Who Stood behind the Sit-ins: Part I. The Trainers and the Partners

Nashvillians Who Stood behind the Sit-ins: Part II. The Attorneys

Nashvillians Who Stood behind the Sit-ins: Part III. The Quiet Allies

A “New” Image of General James Robertson?

Nikita Krushchev and Hillsboro High School

No Lighted “Segars”: Rules for Nashville’s First Bridge

The Old Nashville Market House, 1828-1937

Out of the Ashes of Defeat: The Story of Confederate P.O.W. Edward L. Buford Sr., 1842-1928

Outstanding 20th Century Tennesseans

The Peabody Student Protest of 1883

Perilous Times in Nashville

Philip Lindsley (1786-1855)

A Pioneer History of Stone’s River near the Clover Bottoms

A Place in History: Nashville’s Historic Elliston Place

Plowing for the Future: Peabody’s Knapp Farm Adventure

The Powder Magazine Explosion, 1847

Preserving Nashville’s Pioneer Legacy, Part I: Paving over Our Past

Preserving Nashville’s Pioneer Legacy, Part II: The Role of John and Sally Buchanan in Nashville History

Preserving Nashville’s Pioneer Legacy, Part III: Saving Buchanan’s Station Cemetery

Public Executions in Nashville

The Quest for Joshua Burnett Ross

The Rebirth of Germantown

The Relevance of 1850s Nashville

Remembering Nashville’s Daughters

Remembering Omohundro

Reverend Charles Spencer Smith (1852-1922)

Robert “Black Bob” Renfro: From Slave to Entrepreneur

The Robertson Monument: From Exposition Capstone to Centennial Park Monolith

S. H. Kress in Nashville: An Art Deco Parthenon

Sally Thomas, 1787-1850

Sampson W. Keeble, 1833-1837

Samuel A. McElwee, 1859-1914

Sarah “Sallie” McGavock Lindsley, 1830-1903

Sarah “Sally” Ridley Buchanan, ca. 1773-1831

School Desegregation in Nashville

Six Triple-Threat Town Sites

Slave to Statesman: The Story of John W. Boyd

Slavery at the Hermitage: Fascinating Finds

The Southern Post Card Magazine

A Souvenir from the 1920s

The Stieglitz Collection at Fisk University

“Strength and Beauty”: Buford College of Nashville, 1901-1920

Sulphur Dell, the “Goat Man,” the Roxy, and Other Nashville Memories

A Summary History of the Belmont Church

The Suspension Bridge (1850)

Ten Important Dates in Nashville History

Tennessee Politics 2002: A Year of Historic Change

Their Dust Dispersed on Many Fields: The Confederate Circle at Mt. Olivet Cemetery

Theodore Roosevelt’s 1907 Nashville Visit

Thomas A. Sykes, 1838-ca. 1905

Thomas S. Watson Sr.: Miller, Ironmaster, and Business Partner of Andrew Jackson

Thuss, Koellein, and Giers

‘Til Death Do Us Part: Love and Devotion at City Cemetery

To Live in Hearts We Leave Behind Is Not to Die

Touring Elm Hill Pike

The Trail of Tears through Nashville

The True History of the “Ivy Rock”

TSLA – Tennessee’s Treasurehouse

Twenty Oldest Nashville Businesses (1997)

Two Brothers-in-Law at City Cemetery

University of Nashville in the DAB

The USS Tennessee at Pearl Harbor

Vanderbilt University and Southern Methodism

Walker, Taylor, and Carr: The Men behind Nashville’s African American Parks and Cemeteries

Warren Brothers Sash & Door: A Venerable Nashville Business

“Washed and Dryed after Being Executed”: Historical Humor from the Metro Archives

Whatever the Cost to Ourselves

Where is the Buchanan Station Sword?

William Driver’s Flag

“With All Deliberate Speed”: The Desegregation of Cameron High School

“With the Sun behind Him”: Capt. Edward Buford Jr., Nashville’s World War I Ace

A Woman Challenged: The Life of Granny White

Women to the Rescue

Woodlawn Memorial Park

The Zollicoffer-Marling Duel (1852)