Welcome to the official website for the Society for the preservation of the legacy of the man who founded the Grand Ole Opry. George D. Hay
The inspiration came from a cabin hoedown at the Missouri town of Old Town, Mo in 1919 and with this inspiration came the birth of the Opry in 1925 when Mr. Hay became the program Director of the new WSM radio station in Nashville, Tennessee.
Founded September 7, 2006; formed January 20, 2007
Read more about the history here
Eric Lewis-founder, CEO