Near Robards in Henderson County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)
Louis "Grandpa" Jones
In 1946, Jones joined the Grand Ole Opry & married music partner, Ramona Riggins. He was cast member of the TV show “Hee Haw” from 1968- 1993 and was inducted into the Country Music Hall of Fame, 1978. He died on Feb. 19, 1998 in Tn. and was among the First Pioneers inducted into the Kentucky Music Hall of Fame in 2002.
Erected 2014 by Kentucky Historical Society and Kentucky Department of Highways. (Marker Number 2442.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Arts, Letters, Music • Entertainment. In addition, it is included in the Kentucky Historical Society series list. A significant historical date for this entry is October 20, 1913.
Location. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 15985 KY-136, Robards KY 42452, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 10 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. James Bethel Gresham (approx. 6.8 miles away); Sebree Colored School (approx. 7.9 miles away); Gen. Samuel Hopkins (approx. 8.1 miles away); McMullin-Warren House (approx. 8.2 miles away); First Kentucky Consumer Rural Cooperative Electricity (approx. 8.6 miles away); Transylvania Company (approx. 9 miles away); Fernwood Cemetery (approx. 9.4 miles away); Nurse Mary W. Arvin (approx. 9.4 miles away).
Also see . . . Grandpa Jones. Artist biography by the County Music Hall of Fame. (Submitted on April 27, 2021, by Duane Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee.)
Credits. This page was last revised on April 27, 2021. It was originally submitted on April 27, 2021, by Duane Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 39 times since then. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on April 27, 2021, by Duane Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee.