Murfreesboro in Rutherford County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
In Memory of Jesse Messick
October 4, 1929 - April 28, 1988
An outstanding citizen of Murfreesboro and Rutherford County whose vision and love for our county heritage and its music led him to conceive and organize the first
It was a tremendous success! So much so that in July of every year since, thousands of visitors are welcomed to our community as they gather to enjoy and participate in this nationally recognized celebration.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Notable Places.
Location. 35° 50.629′ N, 86° 23.778′ W. Marker is in Murfreesboro, Tennessee, in Rutherford County. Marker is on Hickerson Drive west of South Front Street, on the right when traveling west. Marker is located in Cannonsburgh Village, a replica of a pioneer village. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 312 South Front Street, Murfreesboro TN 37129, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Rio Mill (a few steps from this marker); Leeman House (a few steps from this marker); One-Room Schoolhouse University House (a few steps from this marker); 1900s Telephone Building (a few steps from this marker); Loom House (One-Room Log Cabin) (a few steps from this marker); Doctor's Office (a few steps from this marker); Country Store (a few steps from this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Murfreesboro.
Credits. This page was last revised on November 4, 2020. It was originally submitted on November 2, 2020, by Duane Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 38 times since then. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on November 2, 2020, by Duane Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee. • Devry Becker Jones was the editor who published this page.