Nashville in Davidson County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
Thomas Green Ryman
1841 - 1904
A prominent riverboat captain and Nashville businessman, Thomas Ryman was known for his generous contributions of time and money to the construction of the Union Gospel Tabernacle. In 1904, the Tabernacle was renamed the Ryman Auditorium in his honor.
Sculptor - Steve Shields
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Arts, Letters, Music.
Location. 36° 9.692′ N, 86° 46.665′ W. Marker is in Nashville, Tennessee, in Davidson County. Marker is on 5th Ave North, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 116 5th Ave North, Nashville TN 37219, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Little Jimmy Dickens (within shouting distance of this marker); Birth of Bluegrass (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); William Walker (about 400 feet away); Battle of the Bluffs (about 400 feet away); Timothy Demonbreun (about 500 feet away); Sarah Estell (about 600 feet away); Sampson W. Keeble Downtown Presbyterian Church (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Nashville.
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