St. Clair Cobb

St. Clair Cobb (HM1L2K)

Location: Knoxville, TN 37915 Knox County
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N 35° 58.415', W 83° 54.283'

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A World War 1 veteran born in Knox County, St. Clair Cobb founded the Knoxville Colored High School Band in 1923. He taught music at several elementary schools, Beardsley Junior High School, and Austin High School, which was previously located at this site. Revered in the community and a mentor to successful musicians, Cobb founded the Knoxville College Band in 1926 and the Black Elks Band in the 1940s. His bands won awards nationwide.
HM NumberHM1L2K
Marker Number1E 119
Placed ByTennesse Historical Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Sunday, June 14th, 2015 at 6:01am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 238082 N 3984920
Decimal Degrees35.97358333, -83.90471667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 35° 58.415', W 83° 54.283'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds35° 58' 24.9" N, 83° 54' 16.98" W
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Area Code(s)865
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling South
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1601-1807 Martin Luther King Jr Ave, Knoxville TN 37915, US
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