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Memphis in Shelby County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
 

The University of Memphis

 
 
The University of Memphis Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, April 20, 2014
1. The University of Memphis Marker
Inscription. This public institution of higher learning has grown with the city of Memphis since opening in 1912. Its development went through the following stages: West Tennessee State Normal School (1912-25); West Tennessee State Teachers College (1925-1941); Memphis State College (1941-1957); Memphis State University (1957-1994)and The University of Memphis since July 1, 1994.
 
Erected by Tennessee Historical Commision. (Marker Number 4E 64.)
 
Location. 35° 7.398′ N, 89° 56.466′ W. Marker is in Memphis, Tennessee, in Shelby County. Marker is on Central Avenue. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Memphis TN 38111, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within one mile of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Memphis State Eight (approx. 0.4 miles away); This flagpole is dedicated to the men and women of the United States military services (approx. 0.4 miles away); Tom (approx. 0.4 miles away); J. Millard "Jack" Smith (approx. half a mile away); Normal Depot (approx. half a mile away); Normal Station Neighborhood (approx. 0.7 miles away); Second Presbyterian Church (approx. 0.8 miles away); Clarence Saunders' "Pink Palace" (approx. 1.1 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Memphis.
 
Categories. Education
 
The University of Memphis Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, April 20, 2014
2. The University of Memphis Marker
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. This page has been viewed 241 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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