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Olive Hill in Carter County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)
 

Tom T. Hall

 
 
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By TeamOHE, January 7, 2021
1. Tom T. Hall Marker
Inscription.  Olive Hill is the birthplace of Tom T. Hall. Born to Reverend Virgil L. and Della Lena Hall, he used his god-given talents to become famed as one of America's balladeers, telling in music form the story of the common folk and the daily happenings which color their lives. A recording artist of international stature, a member of the Grand Ole Opry, and a country music songwriter/performer of note, he never forgot that he came from the soil and always treated his fellowman as friend and neighbor.
 
Erected 1972.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Arts, Letters, MusicEntertainment.
 
Location. 38° 18.12′ N, 83° 10.391′ W. Marker is in Olive Hill, Kentucky, in Carter County. Marker is on West Tom T Hall Boulevard (U.S. 60) 0.1 miles west of Whitt Street, on the right when traveling west. The marker is on the grounds of the old Olive Hill High School. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 155 W Tom T Hall Blvd, Olive Hill KY 41164, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Historical Mural by Northeast WIA Youth (within
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By TeamOHE, January 7, 2021
2. Tom T. Hall Marker
shouting distance of this marker); Carter County 20th Century War Memorial (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Beckham County (approx. 0.6 miles away); Home of Gov. Fields (approx. 1˝ miles away); Aviation Pioneer / Matthew B. Sellers (approx. 3.1 miles away); Saltpeter Cave (approx. 5.8 miles away); The Caves Of Carter County (approx. 5.9 miles away); Seasonal Tours (approx. 5.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Olive Hill.
 
Tom T. Hall Marker image. Click for full size.
By TeamOHE, January 7, 2021
3. Tom T. Hall Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on January 12, 2021. It was originally submitted on January 10, 2021, by TeamOHE of Wauseon, Ohio. This page has been viewed 34 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on January 10, 2021, by TeamOHE of Wauseon, Ohio. • Devry Becker Jones was the editor who published this page.
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