Nashville, TN: Ryman Auditorium

Country: United States of America
State: Tennessee
City: Nashville
Location: 116 Fifth Avenue N

Built 1892 by Hugh Cathcart Thompson as "Union Gospel Tabernacle", an auditorium for Southern Methodist "revival" sermons. Also used for various other events. 1904 renamed "Ryman Auditorium" in honour of Thomas Ryman (1843-1904) who had initiated the building in 1892. Used as a multi-purpose hall. From 1943 to 1974 home to the country music radio show, "The Grand Ole Opry". 1963 officially renamed "Grand Ole Opry House". From 1974 again named "Ryman Auditorium". 2362 seats.

Links: ryman.com, Wikipedia

Nashville, TN: Ryman Auditorium Front Text: "Grand Ole Opery House - Nashville, Tenn. Crows waiting for operning of W. S. M. 'Grand Ole Opry'", inscription: "Grand Ole Opry House"
Reverse Text: "Grand Ole Opery House, Nashville, Tennessee. Grand Ole Opry House, where the W. S. M. 'Grand Ole Opry' originates every Staurday night."
Publisher: Southern Post Card Co., Goodlettsville TN; Plastichrome; P74378
Type: Divided Back
Size: Classic
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Nashville, TN: Ryman Auditorium Picture: inscription: "Grand Ole Opry House"

Reverse Text: "Music City, U.S.A., Nashville, Tennessee"
Publisher: Southern Post Card Co., Goodlettsville TN; P320840
Size: Modern
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Nashville, TN: Ryman Auditorium Front Text: "Ryman Auditorium TNashville Tennessee"
Reverse Text: "Ryman Auditorium, built in 1891, was the home of the famed Grand Ole Opry for 33 years. Nashville, Tennessee"
Publisher: Scoty Post Card Co., Nashville; B6725
Size: Modern
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Nashville, TN: Ryman Auditorium Front Text: "The Ryman Auditorium Nashville"
Reverse Text: "The Ryman Auditorium. The Ryman Auditorium stands among a century of other Nashville buildings."
Publisher: L.D.Gear; 6115-5
Size: Modern
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