Fort Nashborough

Address: Riverfront Park on 1st Ave., Nashville, Tennessee. County/parish: Davidson.

NRIS 11000454

5 contributing buildings. 1 contributing object.

Removed from the National Register of Historic Places November 24, 2015.

From Wikipedia:

Fort Nashborough

Fort Nashborough was the stockade established in early 1779 in the French Lick area of the Cumberland River valley, as a forerunner to the settlement that would become the city of Nashville, Tennessee. The log stockade was square in shape and covered 2 acres (8,100 m2). It contained 20 log cabins and was protection for the settlers against wild animals and Indians. Today, a reconstructed fortification, maintained by Nashville Parks and Recreation, stands near the site of the original structure.

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National Park Service documentation: https://npgallery.nps.gov/AssetDetail/NRIS/11000454

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