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This week in Nashville history: Turning on the waterworks

This week in 1930, the Nashville Banner‘s resident sage Marmaduke Morton offered up another installment of his memoir about life in Nashville 50 years earlier. The seventh column in his series “The Colorful Eighties in Nashville” starts off with a … Continue reading

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This week in Nashville history: Run out of town on a rail

Let’s wind up Marmaduke Morton once more and let him spin a yarn. Eighty years ago this week, the Nashville Banner‘s longtime managing editor published part six in his 12-part series on “The Colorful Eighties in Nashville,” recalling the city … Continue reading

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