Bristol in Sullivan County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
First Country and Western Recording
Recorded by Ralph Peer for Victor Record Company
Erected 1971 by The people of Bristol, The Historical Committee of the Greater Bristol Area Chamber of Commerce, The Bristol Lodge No. 14 International Oddfellows.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Arts, Letters, Music • Communications • Entertainment • Industry & Commerce. A significant historical year for this entry is 1971.
Location. 36° 35.689′ N, 82° 10.87′ Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: 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 (here, next to this marker); Mississippi Country: The Bristol Sessions (here, next to this marker); Bristol (within shouting distance of this marker); Vance Klondike Derby (within shouting distance of this marker in Virginia); Jimmie Rodgers (within shouting distance of this marker); Civil War Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker in Virginia); Historic Bristol (within shouting distance of this marker in Virginia); Confederate Hospital (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Bristol.
Credits. This page was last revised on January 24, 2020. It was originally submitted on November 3, 2009, by Kathy Walker of Stafford, Virginia. This page has been viewed 833 times since then and 13 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on November 3, 2009, by Kathy Walker of Stafford, Virginia. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.