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Dacula in Gwinnett County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Gid Tanner and the Skillet Lickers

 
 
Gid Tanner and the Skillet Lickers Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By J. Makali Bruton, January 4, 2018
1. Gid Tanner and the Skillet Lickers Marker
Inscription.  

In honor of
Gid Tanner and the Skillet Lickers
“Pioneers of Recorded Traditional Stringband Music”
Gid Tanner lived in Dacula from 1922-1960,
recording from March 1924 until March 1934.
The group’s “Million Seller” instrumental “Down
Yonder” was recorded for RCA Victor in 1934.
Inducted into Ga. Music Hall of Fame 1988.

 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Arts, Letters, MusicEntertainment. A significant historical month for this entry is March 1924.
 
Location. 33° 59.031′ N, 83° 53.529′ W. Marker is in Dacula, Georgia, in Gwinnett County. Marker is on Harbins Road north of McMillan Road, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Dacula GA 30019, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The Dr. William Hinton House (approx. 1.4 miles away); Freeman's Mill (approx. 2.4 miles away); Elisha Winn House (approx. 2.9 miles away); a different marker also named The Elisha Winn House (approx. 2.9 miles away);
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a different marker also named The Elisha Winn House (approx. 2.9 miles away); a different marker also named The Elisha Winn House (approx. 2.9 miles away); a different marker also named The Elisha Winn House (approx. 2.9 miles away); a different marker also named The Elisha Winn House (approx. 2.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Dacula.
 
Also see . . .  Gid Tanner and His Skillet Lickers. (Submitted on January 5, 2018, by J. Makali Bruton of Accra, Ghana.)
 
Gid Tanner and the Skillet Lickers Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By J. Makali Bruton, January 4, 2018
2. Gid Tanner and the Skillet Lickers Marker
Gid Tanner and the Skillet Lickers Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By J. Makali Bruton, January 4, 2018
3. Gid Tanner and the Skillet Lickers Marker
The marker is to the left of the Dacula City Hall.
The Seal of the City of Dacula image. Click for full size.
Photographed By J. Makali Bruton, January 4, 2018
4. The Seal of the City of Dacula
The seal makes reference to the origin of the city's name: a combination of the names of Decatur and Atlanta.
An additional dedicatory marker for the Dacula City Hall, to the right of its entrance image. Click for full size.
Photographed By J. Makali Bruton, January 4, 2018
5. An additional dedicatory marker for the Dacula City Hall, to the right of its entrance
Gid Tanner's gravesite at nearby Hebron Baptist Church Cemetery image. Click for full size.
January 27, 2018
6. Gid Tanner's gravesite at nearby Hebron Baptist Church Cemetery
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on February 26, 2018. It was originally submitted on January 5, 2018, by J. Makali Bruton of Accra, Ghana. This page has been viewed 783 times since then and 55 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on January 5, 2018, by J. Makali Bruton of Accra, Ghana.   6. submitted on February 26, 2018, by J. Makali Bruton of Accra, Ghana.

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