Tag Archives: Edward Ward Carmack (1858-1908)

This week in Nashville history: Murder at the courthouse

This week in 1894, a murder-suicide and its aftermath shook elite Nashville to its core. Davidson County Chancellor Andrew Allison cut a national profile as a legal thinker and jurist. He had been vice-president of the Harvard Law School Alumni … Continue reading

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This week in Nashville history: Newshounds of the 1880s

Eighty years ago this week, the Nashville Banner‘s Marmaduke Morton continued his 12-part series on “The Colorful Eighties in Nashville,” reflecting on the city he had encountered as a cub reporter a half-century earlier. 12 Oct. 1930: “Revolution in Newspapers … Continue reading

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