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Nashville's Inglewood, Tennessee (Images of America Series)
     

Nashville's Inglewood, Tennessee (Images of America Series)

by Crystal Hill Jones, Naomi C. Manning, Melanie J. Meadows
 

Settled north of Nashville in 1782, Inglewood began as a farming community on the Cumberland River. Early prominent citizens built many grand homes in the area, including Weakley and Riverwood, which are still standing today. A new community called "Inglewood Place" began in 1908 and churches, schools, and businesses soon followed. Nearly 700 homes were built

Overview


Settled north of Nashville in 1782, Inglewood began as a farming community on the Cumberland River. Early prominent citizens built many grand homes in the area, including Weakley and Riverwood, which are still standing today. A new community called "Inglewood Place" began in 1908 and churches, schools, and businesses soon followed. Nearly 700 homes were built prior to 1940, but Inglewood saw its heyday following World War II as Nashville's first modern suburb. Inglewood's Isaac Litton High School was known throughout Middle Tennessee for its academic excellence, championship sports, and its renowned band, "The Marching 100." Today people are moving back to Inglewood because of its history and beauty still reflected in the majestic Cumberland River, the numerous natural springs, and varied architecture.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780738568270
Publisher:
Arcadia Publishing SC
Publication date:
04/29/2009
Series:
Images of America Series
Pages:
128
Sales rank:
877,963
Product dimensions:
6.50(w) x 9.20(h) x 0.40(d)

Meet the Author


Images of America: Nashville's Inglewood provides a community's history in text and photographs. Authors Crystal Hill Jones, Naomi C. Manning, and Melanie J. Meadows are longtime residents who have assembled these images from personal collections, government archives, and local historians and residents. The text was created from interviews featuring some of the most interesting Inglewood natives, who bring these pictures to life.

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