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Greeneville in Greene County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
 

Magnavox

 
 
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By Tom Bosse, September 28, 2017
1. Magnavox Marker
Inscription. Located on the side of a Summer Street building, once the site of Brown's Furniture Store, the local Magnavox dealer, is the mural which features a logo developed by C.L. "Whitey" Wellbaum, Magnavox design director in 1953. The shield-shaped mural was painted by local artist, Joe Kilday, using the symbol which is now part of the Magnavox Historical Preservation Society collection. The "shield" shows four parapets symbolizing the corporate offices in Fort Wayne, IN and later in Greeneville, TN.
 
Erected by Greene County Heritage Trust.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Windows to the Past - Historic Mural Project marker series.
 
Location. 36° 9.733′ N, 82° 49.876′ W. Marker is in Greeneville, Tennessee, in Greene County. Marker is at the intersection of East Summer Street and South Main Street, on the left when traveling east on East Summer Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Greeneville TN 37743, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Sally Bohannon (within shouting distance of this marker); Andrew Johnson (within shouting distance of this marker); Austin Company (within
Magnavox Marker image. Click for full size.
By Tom Bosse, September 28, 2017
2. Magnavox Marker
shouting distance of this marker); Olde Greene County Gaol (within shouting distance of this marker); Veterans Memorial (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Governor John Sevier (about 300 feet away); Valentine Sevier Home (about 300 feet away); Greeneville, Tennessee (about 300 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Greeneville.
 
Also see . . .  Magnavox The Great American Voice. (Submitted on October 27, 2017, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee.)
 
Categories. Industry & Commerce
 
Magnavox Marker image. Click for full size.
By Tom Bosse, September 28, 2017
3. Magnavox Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on October 29, 2017. This page originally submitted on October 27, 2017, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 60 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on October 27, 2017, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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