Macon in Bibb County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
Historic Macon Music Registry
"Mary, Did You Know,"
played with the
Uncle Ernie Brand
Erected by The Charles Cox Family Trust.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Arts, Letters, Music • Industry & Commerce.
Location. 32° 50.287′ N, 83° 38.704′ W. Marker is in Macon, Georgia, in Bibb County. Marker is at the intersection of Forsyth Street and Parr Street, on the right when traveling east on Forsyth Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1510 Forsyth St, Macon GA 31201, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Monroe Street Apartments (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Philip Walden, Jr., Childhood Home (approx. ¼ mile away); Mike Mills and Bill Berry (approx. ¼ mile away); Paragon Booking Agency (approx. ¼ mile away); Walter T. Johnson House (approx. 0.4 miles away); Randolph-Whittle House (approx. 0.4 miles away); Site: Wesleyan College (approx. 0.4 miles away); Wesleyan College (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Macon.
Regarding The Cottage. Excerpt from the music history tour brochure:
Hit gospel, country, and bluegrass singer-songwriter Buddy Greene grew up in Macon playing harmonica and guitar before moving to Nashville to pursue music full time. One of his fondest memories was playing in his band the Uncle Ernie Brand (yes, Brand) at the Cottage, which is now a popular sandwich shop. The same harmonica gigging that started here later took him to performing a classical harmonica medley at Carnegie Hall. He also penned the modern Christmas classic “Mary Did You Know?”
Credits. This page was last revised on November 26, 2021. It was originally submitted on November 26, 2021, by Duane and Tracy Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 86 times since then and 44 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on November 26, 2021, by Duane and Tracy Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee.