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Del Rio in Cocke County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
 

Grace Moore

 
 
Grace Moore Marker image. Click for full size.
By Stanley and Terrie Howard, March 6, 2011
1. Grace Moore Marker
Inscription. Born in a house which stood just across the creek, on Dec. 5, 1901, she was educated at Ward Belmont College, in Nashville, and after further musical study in Washington and New York, she became one of the outstanding operatic sopranos of her day. She was killed in an airplane accident near Copenhagen, Denmark, Jan 26, 1947.
 
Erected by Tennessee Historical Commission. (Marker Number 1C 22.)
 
Location. 35° 53.483′ N, 83° 0.093′ W. Marker is in Del Rio, Tennessee, in Cocke County. Marker is on Tennessee Route 107 0.1 miles north of Blue Mill Road, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Del Rio TN 37727, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 10 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. John Floyd Arrowood (approx. 1.6 miles away); Tennessee / North Carolina (approx. 5.3 miles away); Swaggerty Fort (approx. 9.3 miles away); Johnson's Parrottsville Slaves (approx. 9 miles away); Robert E. Lee (approx. 9 miles away in North Carolina); Balladry (approx. 9.6 miles away in North Carolina);
Grace Moore Marker image. Click for full size.
By Stanley and Terrie Howard, March 6, 2011
2. Grace Moore Marker
The Hanging of Peter Reece (approx. 9.7 miles away); Dorland - Bell Institute (approx. 9.7 miles away in North Carolina). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Del Rio.
 
Also see . . .  Grace Moore - The Life of a Legend. Biography, pictures, and music. (Submitted on March 7, 2011, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.) 
 
Categories. Arts, Letters, MusicEntertainment
 
Portrait of Grace Moore image. Click for full size.
By Carl Van Vetchen, January 5, 1933
3. Portrait of Grace Moore
Library of Congress, Prints & Photographs Division, Carl Van Vechten Collection, [LC-USZ62-112489]
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on March 6, 2011, by Stanley and Terrie Howard of Greer, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 815 times since then and 64 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on March 6, 2011, by Stanley and Terrie Howard of Greer, South Carolina.   3. submitted on March 7, 2011, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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