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Fort Nashborough and the Westward Movement

at Cumberland River Compact, Nashville TN

Oct 14
Fort Nashborough and the Westward Movement

James Robertson was hired by Transylvania Land Company to bring settlement to Middle Tennessee. This is the same company that hired Daniel Boone for the settlement in Kentucky. Both came through the Cumberland Gap, a funnel that 200-300 thousand settlers poured through to establish the first gateway to the west. This was the first steps to establish the westward movement that created the great nation we have today. Sam Compton, President of the Boone Society will speak on the subject and show a 15 minute video of the westward movement.



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Details: The Cumberland River Compact, located on the 3rd floor of the Bridge Building. 2 Victory Ave, Nashville, TN 37213. Free parking is available in Lot R of the LP field parking lot. Doors open and lunch will be available at 11:30am, the lecture will run from 12:00pm-12:50pm and will be followed by a question and answer session.

* Event durations (if noted) are approximate. Please check with the presenting organization or venue to confirm start times and duration.


Cumberland River Compact

2 Victory Avenue, The Bridge Building, Suite 300 , Nashville, TN 37213

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