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Bristol in Sullivan County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
 

Bristol

VA - TENN

 

— A Good Place to Live —

 
Bristol Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Stanley and Terrie Howard, September 27, 2009
1. Bristol Marker
Inscription.  
Landmark Bridge
Between Two States
Erected 1910
Placed on the
National Register of Historic Places
By the United States Department of the Interior
September 8,1988

Marker in memory of Mattie and Jim Owens
Bristol Historical Association

 
Erected 1988.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Notable Places. A significant historical month for this entry is September 1852.
 
Location. 36° 35.702′ N, 82° 10.863′ W. Marker is in Bristol, Tennessee, in Sullivan County. Marker is on State Street near Randall Street Expwy (Tenn) & Edgemont Ave. (Va).. State Street marks the boundary line between Tennessee and Virginia. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 411 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 this marker. Birthplace of Bristol (a few steps from this marker); Vance Klondike Derby (within shouting distance of this marker in Virginia); First Country and Western Recording (within shouting distance of this marker); Mississippi Country: The Bristol Sessions (within
Bristol Sign image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Kathy Walker, October 19, 2009
2. Bristol Sign
Sign at dusk
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shouting distance of this marker); Historic Bristol (within shouting distance of this marker in Virginia); Jimmie Rodgers (within shouting distance of this marker); Bristol Union Railway Station (within shouting distance of this marker in Virginia); Confederate Hospital (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Bristol.
 
Bristol Sign image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Kathy Walker, October 19, 2009
3. Bristol Sign
Sign at night looking east on State Street
State Line Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Kathy Walker, October 19, 2009
4. State Line Marker
Standing in the middle of State Street straddling the Virginia/Tennessee state line
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on October 4, 2009, by Stanley and Terrie Howard of Greer, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 1,288 times since then and 36 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on October 4, 2009, by Stanley and Terrie Howard of Greer, South Carolina.   2, 3, 4. submitted on October 28, 2009, by Kathy Walker of Stafford, Virginia. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.

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Jun. 25, 2022