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McMinnville in Warren County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
 

W. S. “Dad” Lively

1855 - 1944

 
 
W. S. "Dad" Lively Marker image. Click for full size.
By Judith Barber, October 18, 2012
1. W. S. "Dad" Lively Marker
Inscription. In 1875, W. S. “Dad” Lively, a McMinnville native, began his photographic career. His studio was located on the 2nd floor in the Lively Building on Main Street. In 1904, on this spot, Lively opened the Southern School of Photography which closed in 1928. It was one of the first of its kind in the U.S. His fame for the construction of a large camera producing 30” x 60” glass negatives led to his photographs being placed in the permanent collection of the Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C.
 
Erected by Tennessee Historical Commission. (Marker Number 2E 69.)
 
Location. 35° 41.048′ N, 85° 46.356′ W. Marker is in McMinnville, Tennessee, in Warren County. Marker is at the intersection of Donnell Street and College Street, on the right when traveling west on Donnell Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 198 College St, McMinnville TN 37110, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Morgan's Headquarters (about 800 feet away, measured in a direct line); Uncle Dave Macon (approx. 0.2 miles away); 16th Tenn. Reg’t. C.S.A. Memorial (approx. 0.2 miles away); Symbol of Strength
W. S. "Dad" Lively Marker image. Click for full size.
By Judith Barber, October 18, 2012
2. W. S. "Dad" Lively Marker
Looking toward downtown McMinnville.
(approx. 0.2 miles away); Elisha Pepper II (approx. 0.2 miles away); Occupation of McMinnville (approx. 0.2 miles away); Charles Faulkner Bryan (approx. 0.2 miles away); Anthia Brady Hughes (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in McMinnville.
 
Categories. Notable Persons
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on October 19, 2012, by Judith Barber of Marietta, Georgia. This page has been viewed 289 times since then and 18 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on October 19, 2012, by Judith Barber of Marietta, Georgia. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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