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James David Vaughan - 3F 43 - Lawrenceburg, TN
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.
N 35° 14.415 W 087° 20.104
16S E 469514 N 3899737
Quick Description: Marker alongside the now city hall complex, a former bank.
Location: Tennessee, United States
Date Posted: 2/9/2017 5:29:47 AM
Waymark Code: WMV1PY
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Titansfan
Views: 3

Long Description:

County of amrker: Lawrence County
Location of marker: S. Military St & Public Square, city hall lawn, Lawrenceburg
Marker erected by: Tennessee Historic Commission

Marker Text:

3F 43
1864 ~ 1941
Born in 1864, James D. Vaughan was a renowned gospel songwriter and publisher. In 1902 he founded the Vaughan Music Company in Lawrenceburg. In 1922, he established radio station WOAN, considered the first radio station licensed in Tennessee. In 1925, Vaughan had sixteen full~time gospel quartets touring the nation. Operating in Lawrenceburg until 1929 , WOAN broadcasted gospel music throughout the South.

Marker Name: James David Vaughan

Marker Location: City

Type of Marker: Person

Marker Number: 3F 43

Group(s) Responsible for placing Marker:
Tennessee Historic Commission

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