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Sunday, July 11, 2010

Timothy Demonbreun Statue - 1st Ave. Nashville

Timothy Demonbreun Statue - 1st Ave. Nashville

Honoring one of Nashville's first settlers. The plaque reads:

Jacques Timothe Doucher De Montbrun
(Timothy Demonbreun)
1747-1826
French Canadian Fur Trader and Explorer
Officer of the American Revolution
Lieutenant Governor of the Illinois Territory
Honored as Nashville's "First citizen"
Sculptor: Alan Lequire
Plaque donated in memory of:
Dr. Truman Weldon Demunbrun, president of the
Timothy Demonbreun Heritage Society 1977-1996

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