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The Ross Elementary School was erected in 1907 and was named for Marcus M. Ross, a teacher and principal for different Nashville city schools. Ross School's architecture is that of a typical elementary school building for the time in which it was…

On April 16, 1998 saw one of the largest tornado outbreaks the city of Nashville has ever seen. At least thirteen tornadoes touched down throughout Middle Tennessee and a F3 rating tornado blew its way through Davidson County. In East Nashville,…

The Hobson family moved from Virginia to East Nashville in 1807 and established a home on a track of land which stretched from the Cumberland River to Gallatin Pike. The house stands on 814 Woodland Street. In his will, William Hobson left one-third…

Sitting on the corner of Gallatin and Stratton Avenue was a prominent house built in 1845 by Thomas E. Stratton. This house was one of the first Italian-style Colonial homes in Nashville. It was said to have been originally designed by…

Nashville (and East Nashville, in particular) is notorious for being flood prone. Tennessee itself is susceptible to flooding because of its numerous rivers and lakes. Hilly landscape can cause rivers and lakes to swell from runoff. Nashville…

The Tulip Street Cathedral, also known as the Tulip Street United Methodist Church, has survived many natural disasters and witnessed many changes in the neighborhood since it was built in 1892. Minor repairs to the windows took place in 1959 using…