“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
Charlotte center city in Mecklenburg County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)

RCA Victor

Charlotte Mecklenburg Historic Site

RCA Victor Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Devry Becker Jones (CC0), June 17, 2021
1. RCA Victor Marker
Inscription.  RCA Victor used the upstairs offices of the Southern Radio Corporation as field studios for country, blues, and gospel recordings 1931-31. Bill Monroe, father of the "Bluegrass" musical style, began his recording career here February 17, 1936.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Arts, Letters, MusicEntertainmentIndustry & Commerce. A significant historical date for this entry is February 17, 1936.
Location. 35° 13.591′ N, 80° 50.651′ W. Marker is in Charlotte, North Carolina, in Mecklenburg County. It is in Charlotte center city. Marker is at the intersection of South Tryon Street and West 4th Street, on the right when traveling south on South Tryon Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 101 E 4th St, Charlotte NC 28280, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Jefferson Davis Informed of Lincoln's Death (here, next to this marker); Nearby History (here, next to this marker); Battle of Charlotte (within shouting distance of this marker); The Johnston Building (within shouting distance of this marker); British Encampment, 1780
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(about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Last Meetings of the Confederate Cabinet (about 300 feet away); St. Peters Hospital (about 300 feet away); Cotton (about 300 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Charlotte.
Credits. This page was last revised on February 3, 2023. It was originally submitted on June 21, 2021, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 106 times since then and 11 times this year. Photo   1. submitted on June 21, 2021, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.

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Mar. 23, 2023