Bristol in Sullivan County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
First Country and Western Recording
Recorded by Ralph Peer for Victor Record Company
Erected 1971 by The people of Bristol, The Historical Committee of the Greater Bristol Area Chamber of Commerce, The Bristol Lodge No. 14 International Oddfellows.
Location. 36° 35.689′ N, 82° 10.87′ W. Marker is in Bristol, Tennessee, in Sullivan County. Marker is at the intersection of State Street (Tennessee Route 34) and Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd, on the right when traveling east on State Street. Touch for map. Between Bristol Sessions (1A 140) and Birthplace of Bristol (1A 137) markers. Marker is in this post office area: Bristol TN 37620, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least Birthplace of Bristol (here, next to this marker); Bristol Sessions (a few steps from this marker); Bristol (within shouting distance of this marker); Jimmie Rodgers (within shouting distance of this marker); Civil War Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker in Virginia); Historic Bristol (within shouting distance of this marker in Virginia); Overmountain Patriots of the American Revolution (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line in Virginia); Evan Shelby (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Bristol.
Categories. • 20th Century • Arts, Letters, Music •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on November 3, 2009, by Kathy Walker of Stafford, Virginia. This page has been viewed 691 times since then. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on November 3, 2009, by Kathy Walker of Stafford, Virginia. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.