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Del Rio in Cocke County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
 

Grace Moore

 
 
Grace Moore Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Stanley and Terrie Howard, March 6, 2011
1. Grace Moore Marker
Inscription.  

Born in a house which stood just across the creek, on Dec. 5, 1901, she was educated at Ward Belmont College, in Nashville, and after further musical study in Washington and New York, she became one of the outstanding operatic sopranos of her day. She was killed in an airplane accident near Copenhagen, Denmark, Jan 26, 1947.
 
Erected by Tennessee Historical Commission. (Marker Number 1C 22.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Arts, Letters, MusicEntertainment. In addition, it is included in the Tennessee Historical Commission series list. A significant historical date for this entry is January 26, 1891.
 
Location. 35° 53.483′ N, 83° 0.093′ W. Marker is in Del Rio, Tennessee, in Cocke County. Marker is on Tennessee Route 107, 0.1 miles north of Blue Mill Road, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Del Rio TN 37727, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 10 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. John Floyd Arrowood (approx. 1.6 miles away); Tennessee / North Carolina (approx. 5.3 miles away); Robert E. Lee
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(approx. 5.3 miles away in North Carolina); Swaggerty Fort (approx. 9.3 miles away); Johnson's Parrottsville Slaves (approx. 9˝ miles away); Balladry (approx. 9.6 miles away in North Carolina); The Hanging of Peter Reece (approx. 9.7 miles away); Dorland - Bell Institute (approx. 9.7 miles away in North Carolina). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Del Rio.
 
Also see . . .  Grace Moore - The Life of a Legend. Biography, pictures, and music. (Submitted on March 7, 2011, by Bernard Fisher of Richmond, Virginia.) 
 
Grace Moore Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Stanley and Terrie Howard, March 6, 2011
2. Grace Moore Marker
Grace Moore Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Tom Bosse, April 27, 2019
3. Grace Moore Marker
Portrait of Grace Moore image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Carl Van Vetchen, January 5, 1933
4. Portrait of Grace Moore
Library of Congress, Prints & Photographs Division, Carl Van Vechten Collection, [LC-USZ62-112489]
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 1, 2019. It was originally submitted on March 6, 2011, by Stanley and Terrie Howard of Greer, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 1,265 times since then and 29 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on March 6, 2011, by Stanley and Terrie Howard of Greer, South Carolina.   3. submitted on November 29, 2019, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee.   4. submitted on March 7, 2011, by Bernard Fisher of Richmond, Virginia. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.

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