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McMinnville in Warren County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
 

Uncle Dave Macon

1870-1952

 
 
Uncle Dave Macon Marker image. Click for full size.
By Tom Gillard, October 30, 2010
1. Uncle Dave Macon Marker
NE corner of Court House lawn
Inscription. This great country music star was born 300 yds. East of Hickory Creek on the Lawson Mill Road, 6.6 miles SW of here. David Harrison Macon was the son of John and Martha Ann Ramsey Macon. His grandfather, Harrison H. Macon, settled in Warren county ca.1820, and descends from a prominent North Carolina family. This monument is constructed of brick from the John Macon home, built 1855, where Dave was born. One of the home's entrance steps serves as a base of this marker.
Moving to Nashville in 1884, Dave Macon eventually settled in the Kittrell community of Rutherford County.
 
Location. 35° 40.912′ N, 85° 46.36′ W. Marker is in McMinnville, Tennessee, in Warren County. Marker is on E. Court Square, on the right when traveling south. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: McMinnville TN 37110, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Morgan's Headquarters (a few steps from this marker); Symbol of Strength (within shouting distance of this marker); Elisha Pepper II (within shouting distance of this marker); Occupation of McMinnville (within shouting distance of this marker); 16th Tenn. Reg’t. C.S.A. Memorial
Uncle Dave Macon Marker image. Click for full size.
By Tom Gillard, October 30, 2010
2. Uncle Dave Macon Marker
(within shouting distance of this marker); Charles Faulkner Bryan (within shouting distance of this marker); W. S. "Dad" Lively (approx. 0.2 miles away); Anthia Brady Hughes (approx. ¼ mile away). Click for a list of all markers in McMinnville.
 
Also see . . .
1. Uncle Dave Macon. (Submitted on November 5, 2010, by Tom Gillard of Tullahoma, Tennessee.)
2. Uncle Dave Macon - Way Down the Old Plank Road - YouTube Recording. (Submitted on November 6, 2010, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.)
 
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Warren County Court House image. Click for full size.
By Tom Gillard, October 30, 2010
3. Warren County Court House
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Tom Gillard of Tullahoma, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 458 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Tom Gillard of Tullahoma, Tennessee. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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