Historic Markers Across Tennessee



Grace Moore



Marker ID: THC 1C 22
Location: on Tennessee Route 107 0.1 miles north of Blue Mill Road, Del Rio, TN
County: Cocke
Coordinates: N 35° 53.483    W 083° 0.093
  35.89138333    -83.00155
Style: Free Standing **
Waymark: None
 



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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.