Historic Markers Across Tennessee

In Memory Of Merry Boy

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Location: 2282 North Highland Avenue, Jackson, TN
County: Madison
Coordinates: N 35° 39.935    W 088° 49.708
  35.66558333    -88.82846666
Style: Mounted **
Waymark: None


In Memory Of Merry Boy
1925 - 1958
— A Great Tennessee Walking Horse —

Sire of World Grand Champion Black Angel
Sire of World Grand Champion Merry Go Boy
Merry Go Boy was eight times World Champion and two times World Grand Champion
Sire of Merry Walker The Dam
Of two World Grand Champions, Go Boy's Shadow and Rodger's Perfection
Merry Boy is listed in the Registrations of
thirty-four World Grand Champions from 1943 through 1985
final home in Jackson, Tennessee
Owner George Williams
Managers, Joe Bobbitt and Lawrence Snelson
This Marker is located 500 yards from former site of stable where Merry Boy Died

Erected by Horsemen of West Tennessee
September, 1985

Erected 1985 by Horsemen Of West Tennessee.