November 1965 photo. A caption said it was built about 1830 by the brick-layer himself.

Isaac Paul - First mayor of the incorporated City of South Nashville

• Born in Kentucky, he apprenticed while young to a Nashville brick mason then set out as a builder. • Gave his South Nashville homes some of the city's earliest Mansard roofs with their graceful slopes

his large brick plantation house, Elysian Grove, on Third Avenue South.