Jackson in Madison County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
John Lee “Sonny Boy” Williamson
Erected by Tennessee Historical Commission. (Marker Number 4D 44.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the Tennessee Historical Commission marker series.
Location. 35° 32.802′ N, 88° 49.476′ W. Marker is in Jackson, Tennessee, in Madison County. Marker is on State Highway 18 0.2 miles south of Caldwell Road, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Jackson TN 38301, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Historic Bemis (approx. 2 miles away); Austin Raymond Merry (approx. 3.9 miles away); The Electro Chalybeate Well (approx. 4.1 miles away); Jackson Spoke Here Riverside Cemetery (approx. 4˝ miles away); Butler Race Track c. 1825 / Memphis Conference Female Institute 1843-1923 (approx. 4˝ miles away); First United Methodist Church (approx. 4.6 miles away); Andersons & Claytons Memorial (approx. 4.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Jackson.
Regarding John Lee "Sonny Boy" Williamson. Williamson's grave is in Old Blair Chapel Cemetery Blair Chapel Road, Jackson, Tn 38301.
Coordinates: N. 35* 30.610' W. 088* 54.405'
Categories. • African Americans • Arts, Letters, Music • Entertainment •
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