Bristol in Sullivan County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
Birthplace of Bristol
Erected by Tennessee Historical Commission. (Marker Number 1A 137.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the Tennessee Historical Commission marker series.
Location. 36° 35.691′ N, 82° 10.867′ W. Marker is in Bristol, Tennessee, in Sullivan County. Marker is at the intersection of State Street and Martin Luther King Jr. Avenue, on the left when traveling west on State Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 420 State Street, Bristol TN 37620, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. First Country and Western Recording (here, next to this marker); Bristol Sessions (a few steps from this marker); Bristol (a few steps from this marker); Jimmie Rodgers (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); Overmountain Patriots of the American Revolution (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line in Virginia); Evan Shelby (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Bristol.
Categories. • Settlements & Settlers •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on October 4, 2009, by Stanley and Terrie Howard of Greer, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 753 times since then and 22 times this year. Photos: 1. submitted on October 4, 2009, by Stanley and Terrie Howard of Greer, South Carolina. 2. submitted on August 8, 2011, by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.
Editor’s want-list for this marker. Photos of the Anderson grave site at the East Hill Cemetery as mentioned in marker text. • Can you help?