Jackson in Madison County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
In Memory Of Merry Boy
1925 - 1958
— A Great Tennessee Walking Horse —
Sire of World Grand Champion Merry Go Boy
Merry Go Boy was eight times World Champion and two times World Grand Champion
Sire of Merry Walker The Dam
Of two World Grand Champions, Go Boy's Shadow and Rodger's Perfection
Merry Boy is listed in the Registrations of
thirty-four World Grand Champions from 1943 through 1985
final home in Jackson, Tennessee
Owner George Williams
Managers, Joe Bobbitt and Lawrence Snelson
This Marker is located 500 yards from former site of stable where Merry Boy Died
Erected by Horsemen of West Tennessee
Erected 1985 by Horsemen Of West Tennessee.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Animals. A significant historical month for this entry is September 1985.
Location. 35° 39.935′ N, 88° 49.708′ W. Marker is in Jackson, Tennessee, in Madison County. Marker can be reached from North Highland Avenue (U.S. 45) south of Lamar Drive, on the left when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 2282 North Highland Avenue, Jackson TN 38301, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. Reelfoot and Laughing Eyes (approx. 1˝ miles away); This Log Cabin was from Henderson County (approx. 1˝ miles away); Home of Casey Jones (approx. 1.6 miles away); Carl Lee Perkins (approx. 1.6 miles away); Jackson (approx. 1.6 miles away); Willow Banks / Chevy Chase (approx. 1.7 miles away); First Presbyterian Church (approx. 1.7 miles away); The Jackson Memorial Carillon and Carillon Tower at First Presbyterian Church (approx. 1.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Jackson.
More about this marker. The marker is located to the right of the doors of the Shoney's Restaurant on a post by the newspaper boxes.
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on July 7, 2012, by Ken Smith of Milan, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 721 times since then and 80 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on July 7, 2012, by Ken Smith of Milan, Tennessee. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.