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Nashville in Davidson County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
 

Thomas Green Ryman

1841 - 1904

 
 
Thomas Green Ryman Marker image. Click for full size.
By Denise Boose, July 11, 2012
1. Thomas Green Ryman Marker
Inscription.
A prominent riverboat captain and Nashville businessman, Thomas Ryman was known for his generous contributions of time and money to the construction of the Union Gospel Tabernacle. In 1904, the Tabernacle was renamed the Ryman Auditorium in his honor.

Sculptor - Steve Shields
 
Location. 36° 9.692′ N, 86° 46.665′ W. Marker is in Nashville, Tennessee, in Davidson County. Marker is on 5th Ave North, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 116 5th Ave North, Nashville TN 37219, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Little Jimmy Dickens (within shouting distance of this marker); Birth of Bluegrass (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); William Walker (about 400 feet away); Battle of the Bluffs (about 400 feet away); Timothy Demonbreun (about 500 feet away); Sarah Estell (about 600 feet away); Sampson W. Keeble (approx. 0.2 miles away); Downtown Presbyterian Church (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Nashville.
 
Categories. Arts, Letters, Music
 
Thomas Green Ryman Marker image. Click for full size.
By Denise Boose, July 11, 2012
2. Thomas Green Ryman Marker
Thomas Green Ryman Marker image. Click for full size.
By Denise Boose, July 11, 2012
3. Thomas Green Ryman Marker
Thomas Green Ryman Marker image. Click for full size.
By Denise Boose, July 11, 2012
4. Thomas Green Ryman Marker
Thomas Green Ryman Marker image. Click for full size.
By Denise Boose, July 11, 2012
5. Thomas Green Ryman Marker
The rear entrance to the Ryman Auditorium
National Historic Landmark image. Click for full size.
By Denise Boose, July 11, 2012
6. National Historic Landmark
Ryman Auditorium
has been designated a
National Historic Landmark
This site possesses national significance
in commemorating the history of the
United States of America
2001
National Park Service
United States Department of the Interior
Ryman Auditorium image. Click for full size.
By Denise Boose, July 11, 2012
7. Ryman Auditorium
Inside the Ryman, the lower pews and stage image. Click for full size.
By Denise Boose, July 11, 2012
8. Inside the Ryman, the lower pews and stage
Ryman Auditorium~Upper Pews image. Click for full size.
By Denise Boose, July 11, 2012
9. Ryman Auditorium~Upper Pews
Thomas Green Ryman Marker image. Click for full size.
By Denise Boose, May 22, 2018
10. Thomas Green Ryman Marker
They've moved the statue a bit to the right of the building and the back of the Ryman has been renovated.
Thomas Green Ryman Marker image. Click for full size.
By Denise Boose, May 22, 2018
11. Thomas Green Ryman Marker
The markers have been moved to the right of the building. There are two NRHP markers: one in front and this one in the back.

This property has been placed on the
National Register of Historic Places
by the United States
Department of the Interior
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 15, 2018. This page originally submitted on September 2, 2012, by Denise Boose of Tehachapi, California. This page has been viewed 532 times since then and 76 times this year. Last updated on December 17, 2012, by Byron Hooks of Sandy Springs, Georgia. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9. submitted on September 2, 2012, by Denise Boose of Tehachapi, California.   10, 11. submitted on May 26, 2018, by Denise Boose of Tehachapi, California. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
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