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Buffalo Evans' Home

Historic Macon Music Registry

 
 
Buffalo Evans' Home Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Duane and Tracy Marsteller, November 20, 2021
1. Buffalo Evans' Home Marker
Inscription.  
Evans officiated weddings
of Gregg Allman, Jaimoe,
Chuck Leavell and
Lamar Williams
here.

 
Erected by Georgia Allman Brothers Band Association.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: ArchitectureArts, Letters, Music. In addition, it is included in the Georgia, Historic Macon Music Registry series list.
 
Location. 32° 50.786′ N, 83° 39.337′ W. Marker is in Macon, Georgia, in Bibb County. Marker is on Rogers Avenue north of Vineville Avenue (Business U.S. 41), on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 128 Rogers Ave, Macon GA 31204, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Big House (within shouting distance of this marker); Small House (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Dickey Betts' Apt B (approx. 0.2 miles away); Historic Macon (approx. ¼ mile away); 143 Buford Place (approx. ¼ mile away); Bach-Duncan-Daniel
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(approx. ¼ mile away); Davis-Guttenberger-Rankin House (approx. ¼ mile away); 152 Buford Place (approx. ¼ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Macon.
 
Regarding Buffalo Evans' Home. Excerpt from the history tour phamphlet:
Originally Gerald Evans, “Buffalo” Evans, a road manager for the Allman Brothers, changed his name and became a mail-order minister. He officiated at the weddings of bandmates Chuck Leavell, Gregg Allman, Jaimoe, and Lamar Williams Jr. in his home here.

 
Also see . . .  Gerald (Buffalo) Evans Dies; Was Notable Island Character. June 9, 2005 Vineyard Gazette reprint of a profile of Evans by Stan Hart that appeared in the newspaper in 1980. (Submitted on November 24, 2021, by Duane and Tracy Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee.) 
 
Buffalo Evans' Home Marker (secondary) image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Duane and Tracy Marsteller, November 20, 2021
2. Buffalo Evans' Home Marker (secondary)
Buffalo Evans' Home Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Duane and Tracy Marsteller, November 20, 2021
3. Buffalo Evans' Home Marker
Vineville Historic District image. Click for more information.
via NPS, unknown
4. Vineville Historic District
National Register of Historic Places: Digital Archive on NPGallery website entry
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Credits. This page was last revised on November 25, 2021. It was originally submitted on November 24, 2021, by Duane and Tracy Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 381 times since then and 148 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on November 24, 2021, by Duane and Tracy Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee.   4. submitted on November 25, 2021, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.

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