Woodbury in Cannon County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
"Mister Jim" Cummings
Erected by Tennessee Historical Commission. (Marker Number 2E 63.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Cemeteries & Burial Sites. In addition, it is included in the Tennessee Historical Commission series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1890.
Location. 35° 48.744′ N, 86° 1.722′ W. Marker is in Woodbury, Tennessee, in Cannon County. Marker is on McMinnville Highway (U.S. 70S) 0.2 miles east of Nave Lane, on the left when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 2707 McMinnville Hwy, Woodbury TN 37190, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The Trail of Tears (approx. 1.9 miles away); Forrest Rested HereWoodbury in the Civil War (approx. 2.6 miles away); East Fork Stone's River (approx. 2.6 miles away); World War I-II Memorial (approx. 2.6 miles away); Early Industry (approx. 2.6 miles away); Highway 70S Mile Marker Stone (approx. 2.6 miles away); Cannon County Confederate Monument (approx. 3.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Woodbury.
1. "Uncle Dave" Macon
The monument shown in photo #4 has the following text: How Beautiful Heaven Must Be, In Memory of "Uncle Dave" Macon, 1870-1952, who pioneered country music entertaining on "Grand Ole Opry", 1926-1952. Erected by his many Opry friends. Burial in Coleman Cemetery, Murfreesboro, Tennessee.
— Submitted March 12, 2015, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.
Credits. This page was last revised on December 15, 2019. It was originally submitted on October 20, 2012, by Judith Barber of Marietta, Georgia. This page has been viewed 609 times since then and 2 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on October 20, 2012, by Judith Barber of Marietta, Georgia. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.