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Timothy Demonbreun

Timothy Demonbreun
This statue of Timothy Demonbreun is overlooking the Cumberland River in downtown Nashville, Tennessee. It is located a couple of hundred yards from Riverfront Park and directly across from LP Field.

The Cumberland River was crucial to the early population of Nashville and numerous other towns along the river.


The plaque on the base of the sculpture reads

Jacques Timothe Boucher DE Montbrun

(Timothy DemonBreun)

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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