Historic Markers Across Tennessee

Uncle Dave Macon

Marker ID: THC 3A 98
Location: on E Main St. west of Coleman Rd., Murfreesboro, TN 
County: Rutherford
Coordinates: N 35° 49.815    W 086° 17.677
  35.83025    -86.29461666
Style: Free Standing **
Waymark: WM357E


Born in Warren County in 1870, David H. Macon, the "Dixie Dew Drop," was a farmer, freight hauler, and banjo picker and comedy singer in vaudeville. He was one of the first artists on the Grand Ole Opry, where he performed for 27 years. Wearing his black