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Bristol Slogan Sign
Original Author: Unknown
Created: 1910; revised in 1921
Medium: Metal-framed sign

Bristol Slogan Sign

A sign proclaims Bristol, a city that straddles the Tennessee-Virginia line, as "A Good Place to Live." The sign rises approximately fifty-three feet above State Street, Bristol's main thoroughfare, which also serves as the border between the two states. A building on State Street served as the site of the Bristol Sessions, recording sessions held in 1927 that featured country music pioneers as well as a cross-section of mountain music styles.

The metal-framed sign was erected in 1910 in a different location and moved to State Street five years later; the slogan was added in 1921. Known as the Bristol Slogan Sign, the structure is in the National Register of Historic Places.

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