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Knoxville in Knox County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
 

The Tennessee Barn Dance

 

—Cradle of Country Music Tour —

 
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By Joel Seewald, May 31, 2018
1. The Tennessee Barn Dance Marker
Inscription. Known for its beauty and acoustics, Staub's Opera House was operating under the name of the Lyric Theatre when it played host in the 1940s to WNOX's legendary live weekend show, The Tennessee Barn Dance, which featured such local performances as famed comedian Archie Campbell. (Marker Number 4.)
 
Location. 35° 57.756′ N, 83° 54.996′ W. Marker is in Knoxville, Tennessee, in Knox County. Marker is at the intersection of Cumberland Avenue and South Gay Street, on the right when traveling east on Cumberland Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 800 South Gay Street, Knoxville TN 37902, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Staub's Theatre (here, next to this marker); Death of General William P. Sanders (a few steps from this marker); The Knoxville Girl (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Old Knox County Courthouse (about 400 feet away); Knox County World War II Memorial (about 400 feet away); Treaty of the Holston (about 400 feet away); Knoxville: A Divided City (about 500 feet away); White's Mill (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Knoxville.
 
Also see . . .  Peter Staub, Staub's Theatre. (Submitted on June 13, 2018, by Joel Seewald of Madison Heights, Michigan.)
The Tennessee Barn Dance Marker image. Click for full size.
By Joel Seewald, May 31, 2018
2. The Tennessee Barn Dance Marker

 
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