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Top O'Woodland/ Historic B&B

Top O’Woodland was built between 1898-1904 at 1603 block of Woodland St.

H.B. Hyde and J.S. Bell bought 2 lots at 1601 and 1603 Woodland St. By 1897, Bell defaulted, Hyde sued and purchased another lot at auction. From 1898-1925, Dr. Hartwell Blount (H.B.) Hyde (1853-1941), a prosperous doctor, and his wife Ada Leonora Hyde (1857-1940) owned the home and he had a medical practice on College St. (now Church St.) Dr. Hyde was the grandson of Henry Hyde after whom Nashville Hydes Ferry was named.

Between 1925-1960, brothers Tonye and George Busholen were owners. From 1960-2000, L.A. and Virginia Green were the owners. From 2000-2001, Belinda Leslie, president of Superior Investment Planners, owned it and operated it as a Top O’Woodland Bed & Breakfast.

About 2018, Lyon Porter and his partner Jersey Banks took over the property and renovated and renamed it. It is now part of the Urban Cowboy boutique hotel system with other hotels in several locations.

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