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A Look at Nashville’s History Nashville was first established as a settlement along the banks of the Cumberland river in 1779, when a band of pioneers led by Englishman James Robertson first cleared the land and built a stockade.NASHVILLE: MAKING THE MOVE TO MUSIC CITYLGBTQ-EDITORDECEMBER 13, 2020NO STRAIGHT NEWS
I lay against a corner of the stockade seat, listening to the wind whispering and to the ceaseless drip-drip of the trees.THREE MORE JOHN SILENCE STORIESALGERNON BLACKWOOD
I returned alone to the stockade, and for a long time after that kept the fire blazing, and sat up smoking and thinking.THREE MORE JOHN SILENCE STORIESALGERNON BLACKWOOD
"We should put a stockade of logs across the neck of land on that side," answered Champlain.GOLD-SEEKING ON THE DALTON TRAILARTHUR R. THOMPSON
A stockade half bars the river of Plouernel, and serves as a shelter for the barges of the seigneur.THE PILGRIM'S SHELL OR FERGAN THE QUARRYMANEUGNE SUE
We had no form of shelter, and there was no stockade around the camp, only a guard and a dead-line.FAMOUS ADVENTURES AND PRISON ESCAPES OF THE CIVIL WARVARIOUS
The stockade had loopholes in it, and above the top she could see a fluttering flag and the point of a tent.THE TALKING HORSEF. ANSTEY
Seventeen feet from the stockade ran the fatal dead-line, beyond which no man might step and live.THE BOYS OF '61CHARLES CARLETON COFFIN.
Their horses were hobbled, their cook-fires of buffalo "chips" were lit, their wagons backed into a rude stockade.THE WAY OF A MANEMERSON HOUGH
The black blur made by the wagon stockade and a tent or so was visible against the lighter line of the waterway of the Platte.THE WAY OF A MANEMERSON HOUGH
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