1895-1974A 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.
|Marker Number||1E 119|
|Placed By||Tennesse Historical Commission|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Sunday, June 14th, 2015 at 6:01am PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||17S E 238082 N 3984920|
|Decimal Degrees||35.97358333, -83.90471667|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 35° 58.415', W 83° 54.283'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||35° 58' 24.9" N, 83° 54' 16.98" W|
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|Which side of the road?||Marker is on the right when traveling South|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near 1601-1807 Martin Luther King Jr Ave, Knoxville TN 37915, US|
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