Bristol in Sullivan County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
Birthplace of Bristol
Erected by Tennessee Historical Commission. (Marker Number 1A 137.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Settlements & Settlers. In addition, it is included in the Tennessee Historical Commission series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1852.
Location. 36° 35.691′ N, 82° 10.867′ W. Marker is in Bristol, Tennessee, in Sullivan County. Marker is at the intersection of State Street and Martin Luther King Jr. Avenue, on the left when traveling west on State Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 420 State Street, Bristol TN 37620, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of First Country and Western Recording (here, next to this marker); Mississippi Country: The Bristol Sessions (a few steps from this marker); Bristol (a few steps from this marker); Vance Klondike Derby (within shouting distance of this marker in Virginia); Jimmie Rodgers (within shouting distance of this marker); Historic Bristol (within shouting distance of this marker in Virginia); Confederate Hospital (within shouting distance of this marker); Bristol Union Railway Station (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line in Virginia). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Bristol.
Credits. This page was last revised on October 13, 2019. It was originally submitted on October 4, 2009, by Stanley and Terrie Howard of Greer, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 959 times since then and 71 times this year. Photos: 1. submitted on October 4, 2009, by Stanley and Terrie Howard of Greer, South Carolina. 2. submitted on August 8, 2011, by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.
Editor’s want-list for this marker. Photos of the Anderson grave site at the East Hill Cemetery as mentioned in marker text. • Can you help?