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Bristol in Sullivan County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
 

Bristol

VA - TENN

 

A Good Place to Live

 
Bristol Marker image. Click for full size.
By Stanley and Terrie Howard, September 27, 2009
1. Bristol Marker
Inscription.
Landmark Bridge
Between Two States
Erected 1910
Placed on the
National Register of Historic Places
By the United States Department of the Interior
September 8,1988

Marker in memory of Mattie and Jim Owens
Bristol Historical Association

 
Erected 1988.
 
Location. 36° 35.702′ N, 82° 10.863′ W. Marker is in Bristol, Tennessee, in Sullivan County. Marker is on State Street near Randall Street Expwy (Tenn) & Edgemont Ave. (Va).. Click for map. State Street marks the boundary line between Tennessee and Virginia. Marker is at or near this postal address: 411 State Street, Bristol TN 37620, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Birthplace of Bristol (a few steps from this marker); Bristol Sessions (within shouting distance of this marker); First Country and Western Recording (within shouting distance of this marker); Civil War Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker in Virginia); Historic Bristol (within shouting distance of this marker in Virginia); Jimmie Rodgers
Bristol Sign image. Click for full size.
By Kathy Walker, October 19, 2009
2. Bristol Sign
Sign at dusk
(within shouting distance of this marker); Overmountain Patriots of the American Revolution (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line in Virginia); Evan Shelby (approx. 0.2 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Bristol.
 
Categories. Notable Places
 
Bristol Sign image. Click for full size.
By Kathy Walker, October 19, 2009
3. Bristol Sign
Sign at night looking east on State Street
State Line Marker image. Click for full size.
By Kathy Walker, October 19, 2009
4. State Line Marker
Standing in the middle of State Street straddling the Virginia/Tennessee state line
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Stanley and Terrie Howard of Greer, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 881 times since then and 5 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on , by Stanley and Terrie Howard of Greer, South Carolina.   2, 3, 4. submitted on , by Kathy Walker of Stafford, Virginia. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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