Historic Markers Across Tennessee

Charles Egbert Craddock ~ 0.3 Miles

Marker ID: THC 3A 59
Location: at the intersection of Broad Street (U.S. 41) and West Lokely Avenue, Murfreesboro, TN
County: Rutherford
Coordinates: N 35° 51.335    W 086° 24.182
  35.85558333    -86.40303333
Style: Free Standing **
Waymark: WM3XV2


Mary Noailles Murfree, who later became a prominent authoress under this pen-name, was born at "Grantlands," whose site is now marked by a large pine tree, Jan. 24, 1850. Educated at the Nashville Female Academy, later in Philadelphia, her first work was published in 1874, her last posthumously in 1930. She died in Murfreesboro, July 31, 1922.