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Elizabeth Avery Meriwether

1824 - 1917

 
 
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By Ken Smith, February 3, 2009
1. Elizabeth Avery Meriwethers Marker
Inscription. Born in Bolivar, Elizabeth Meriwether spent much of her life in Memphis. A noted author, her more famous works include The Master of Red Leaf, Black and White, and Recollections of 92 Years. Mrs. Meriwether toured many states lecturing in support of woman suffrage and was granted the right to vote in the election of 1872.
 
Erected by Tennessee Historical Commission. (Marker Number 4E 75.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Tennessee Historical Commission marker series.
 
Location. 35° 8.83′ N, 90° 3.238′ W. Marker is in Memphis, Tennessee, in Shelby County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of North Front Street and Court Avenue, on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Located in Confederate Park. Marker is at or near this postal address: 51 N Front St, Memphis TN 38103, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Virginia ("Ginnie") Bethel Moon (a few steps from this marker); Jefferson Davis Memorial (a few steps from this marker); Memphis and Shelby County Medical Society (within shouting distance of this marker); Confederate Park (within
Elizabeth Avery Meriwether Marker image. Click for full size.
By Ken Smith, May 12, 2012
2. Elizabeth Avery Meriwether Marker
shouting distance of this marker); Naval Battle of Memphis, 1862 (within shouting distance of this marker); Capt. J. Harvey Mathes (within shouting distance of this marker); Confederate History of Memphis (within shouting distance of this marker); Mississippi River Park (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Memphis.
 
Categories. Arts, Letters, MusicWomen
 
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By Ken Smith, May 12, 2012
3. Virginia Moon & Elizabeth Avery Meriwether Marker
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By Ken Smith, February 3, 2009
4. Confederate Park
N. Front Street & Court Ave.
 
 
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