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Nashville in Davidson County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
 

Mississippi to Nashville

 
 
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By Darren Jefferson Clay, November 23, 2020
1. Mississippi to Nashville Marker
Inscription.  Nashville country music stardom attracted many performers, songwriters and producers from nearby Mississippi, from Jimmie Rodgers to Tammy Wynette, Charley Pride, Moe Bandy and Faith Hill. Mississippians Elvis Presley, Conway Twitty, Bobbie Gentry and Marty Stuart fused country with blues, rock and gospel, as did songwriters Hank Cochran, Mac McAnally, Johnny Russell and Craig Wiseman.
 
Erected by Mississippi Country Music Trail.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Arts, Letters, MusicEntertainmentIndustry & Commerce. In addition, it is included in the Mississippi Country Music Trail 🎶 series list.
 
Location. 36° 8.609′ N, 86° 47.606′ W. Marker is in Nashville, Tennessee, in Davidson County. Marker is on Edgehill Avenue just west of 16th Avenue South, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1111 16th Ave S, Nashville TN 37212, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Rev. Bill Barnes (about 800 feet away, measured in a direct line); Nashville's Music Row
Mississippi to Nashville image. Click for full size.
By Darren Jefferson Clay, November 23, 2020
2. Mississippi to Nashville
(approx. 0.2 miles away); Belmont Church and Koinonia Coffeehouse / Contemporary Christian Music (approx. 0.2 miles away); Disciples of Christ Historical Society (approx. ¼ mile away); Remnants of the University of Nashville (approx. ¼ mile away); Scarritt College for Christian Workers (approx. ¼ mile away); University School of Nashville (approx. ¼ mile away); The Edgehill Community (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Nashville.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 24, 2020. It was originally submitted on November 24, 2020, by Darren Jefferson Clay of Duluth, Georgia. This page has been viewed 40 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on November 24, 2020, by Darren Jefferson Clay of Duluth, Georgia. • Devry Becker Jones was the editor who published this page.
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