Marker Logo HMdb.org THE HISTORICAL
MARKER DATABASE
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”

Murfreesboro in Rutherford County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
 

In Memory of Jesse Messick

October 4, 1929 - April 28, 1988

 
 
In Memory of Jesse Messick Marker image. Click for full size.
By Duane and Tracy Marsteller, October 18, 2020
1. In Memory of Jesse Messick Marker
Inscription.  
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
Uncle Dave Macon Days
festival in July of 1977.
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.
 
Erected 2006.
 
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
In Memory of Jesse Messick Marker image. Click for full size.
By Duane and Tracy Marsteller, October 18, 2020
2. In Memory of Jesse Messick Marker
(a few steps from this marker); 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.
Paid Advertisement
Feb. 25, 2021