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Tulip Grove, Hermitage, Davidson County, TN



B&W Photos

HB1081393
Historic American Buildings Survey, Lester Jones, Photographer August 19, 1940 West Elevation, Front.

HB1081394
Historic American Buildings Survey, Lester Jones, Photographer August 18, 1940 Entrance Detail.

HB1081395
Historic American Buildings Survey, Lester Jones, Photographer August 20, 1940 South Wall Of Entrance Hall.

HB1081396
Historic American Buildings Survey, Lester Jones, Photographer August 20, 1940 Mantel, Northwest Room.

HB1081397
Historic American Buildings Survey, Lester Jones, Photographer August 20, 1940 Mantel In Southwest Room.


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Location
Hermitage%2Bvicinity, TN

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1933.

Notes
Survey number HABS TN-127
Building/structure dates: 1855 initial construction
Significance: Wall construction: Brick. Size and form: Rectangular, 2 wings - one a kitchen - one a nursery. Number stories: Two. Front porch: 4 column Doric wood columns. Rear porch: Not old. Exterior openings, doors: Good front doorway. Cornice: Triglyph, Doric wood in front. ...Year of erection: 1833-5. Built for (first owner): Andrew Jackson Donelson. Architect or designer: Joseph Riell of Philadelphia. Notable events and occupants: Woodwork from Cincinnati and Philadelphia. Visited by Martin van Buren.

Related Names
Donelson, Andrew Jackson
Riell, Joseph


Collection
Historic American Buildings Survey (Library of Congress)

Contents
Photograph caption(s): 
1. Historic American Buildings Survey, Lester Jones, Photographer August 19, 1940 WEST ELEVATION, FRONT.
2. Historic American Buildings Survey, Lester Jones, Photographer August 18, 1940 ENTRANCE DETAIL.
3. Historic American Buildings Survey, Lester Jones, Photographer August 20, 1940 SOUTH WALL OF ENTRANCE HALL.
4. Historic American Buildings Survey, Lester Jones, Photographer August 20, 1940 MANTEL, NORTHWEST ROOM.
5. Historic American Buildings Survey, Lester Jones, Photographer August 20, 1940 MANTEL IN SOUTHWEST ROOM.


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