Court house, Nashville, Tenn., 1905
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A postcard of the Court House as it appeared in 1905. The courthouse was designed in 1857 by Francis Strickland, son of William Strickland, who built the State Capitol. Construction on the building started in 1859 and finished in 1863. Situated on the east center of the public square, it was built on the site of three former courthouses. This Strickland courthouse served as the epicenter for a bustling Nashville for eighty years. The building was in Corinthian style and cost $120,000. In 1935 the building was demolished and eventually replaced by the current Metropolitan Court House. Forms part of the Nashville Room Postcard Collection. 1 postcard : col. ; 3.5 x 5.5 in.
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- Davidson County Court House (Nashville, Tenn.)
Central business districts--Tennessee--Nashville
Nashville (Tenn.)--Buildings, structures, etc
Public Square (Nashville, Tenn.)--History--Sources
Court House Square (Nashville, Tenn.)--History--Sources
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- Court house, Nashville, Tenn., 1905. 1905. Retrieved from the Digital Public Library of America, http://nashville.contentdm.oclc.org/cdm/ref/collection/nr/id/669. (Accessed May 24, 2020.)
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- (1905) Court house, Nashville, Tenn., 1905. Retrieved from the Digital Public Library of America, http://nashville.contentdm.oclc.org/cdm/ref/collection/nr/id/669
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