Jackson in Madison County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
John Lee "Sonny Boy" Williamson
Erected by Tennessee Historical Commission. (Marker Number 4D 44.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: African Americans • Arts, Letters, Music • Entertainment. In addition, it is included in the Christian Methodist Episcopal (CME) Church, and the Tennessee Historical Commission series lists.
Location. 35° 32.802′ N, 88° 49.476′ W. Marker is in Jackson, Tennessee, in Madison County. Marker is on State Highway 18, 0.2 miles south of Caldwell Road, on the right when Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Jackson TN 38301, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Bemis United Methodist Parsonage (approx. 1˝ miles away); Historic Bemis (approx. 2 miles away); Bemis United Methodist Church (approx. 2.1 miles away); Austin Raymond Merry (approx. 3.9 miles away); The Electro Chalybeate Well (approx. 4.1 miles away); Jackson Spoke Here (approx. 4.1 miles away); Mabel Louise "Big Maybelle" Smith (approx. 4.3 miles away); Mother Liberty CME Church (approx. 4.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Jackson.
Regarding John Lee "Sonny Boy" Williamson. Williamson's grave is in Old Blair Chapel Cemetery Blair Chapel Road, Jackson, Tn 38301.
Coordinates: N. 35* 30.610' W. 088* 54.405'
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