San Marcos in Hays County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
In 1929, Eddie recorded with recognized Kansas City band leader and pianist Bennie Moten, playing trombone and guitar. Around this time, he recorded a guitar solo on New Vine Street Blues that alternated single-string style, a new method popularized by Durham. Eddie became central to the Kansas City style of swing that was developing
Erected 2013 by Texas Historical Commission. (Marker Number 17805.)
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: African Americans • Arts, Letters, Music. A significant historical date for this entry is August 19, 1906.
Location. 29° 52.789′ N, 97° 56.56′ W. Marker is in San Marcos, Texas, in Hays County. Marker is on Martin Luther King Drive near South Fredericksburg Street, on the left when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 205 Martin Luther King Dr, San Marcos TX 78666, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Ulysses Cephas (a few steps from this marker); The Calaboose (a few steps from this marker); Wesley Chapel A. M. E. Church (within shouting distance of this marker); The Courthouses of Hays County (approx. ¼ mile away); The Old Triangle (approx. ¼ mile away); Founding of the First Methodist Church (approx. ¼ mile away); First United Methodist Church (approx. 0.3 miles away); Farmers Union Gin Company (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in San Marcos.
Credits. This page was last revised on May 12, 2020. It was originally submitted on May 12, 2020, by Larry D. Moore of Del Valle, Texas. This page has been viewed 118 times since then and 36 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on May 12, 2020, by Larry D. Moore of Del Valle, Texas.