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McMinnville in Warren County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
 

Anthia Brady Hughes

1868-1949

 

— Willie Hughes -1895-1986 —

 
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By Tom Gillard, October 30, 2010
1. Anthia Brady Hughes Marker
Inscription.  Anthia Brady worked on riverboats on the Tennessee River in the late 1800s. After her marriage, Anthia Brady Hughes opened Hughes Studio in McMinnville in 1898. In 1918, her daughter, Willie, entered McMinnville's Southern School of Photography. Willie joined her mother in the studio and continued her work until 1978. Using cameras as large as 8" x 10", they did glass negatives, hand tinting and left more than 35,000 photos of life in McMinnville.
 
Erected by Tennessee Historical Commission. (Marker Number 2E 68.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Industry & CommerceNotable Places. In addition, it is included in the Tennessee Historical Commission series list.
 
Location. 35° 40.839′ N, 85° 46.11′ W. Marker is in McMinnville, Tennessee, in Warren County. Marker is at the intersection of E. Main St and Mulberry St, on the right when traveling east on E. Main St. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: McMinnville TN 37110, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Carl T. Rowan (about 500 feet away, measured in a
Anthia Brady Hughes Marker image. Click for full size.
By Tom Gillard, October 30, 2010
2. Anthia Brady Hughes Marker
direct line); Charles Faulkner Bryan (approx. ¼ mile away); Uncle Dave Macon (approx. ¼ mile away); Elisha Pepper II (approx. ¼ mile away); Symbol of Strength (approx. ¼ mile away); Morgan's Headquarters (approx. ¼ mile away); POW and MIA Memorial (approx. ¼ mile away); Gen. Benjamin J. Hill (approx. ¼ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in McMinnville.
 
Also see . . .  Anthia Brady Hughes. (Submitted on November 5, 2010, by Tom Gillard of Tullahoma, Tennessee.)
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on November 5, 2010, by Tom Gillard of Tullahoma, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 537 times since then and 11 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on November 5, 2010, by Tom Gillard of Tullahoma, Tennessee. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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