Memphis in Shelby County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
The Hunt-Phelan Home
Construction of the house started in 1828 and was completed in 1832. It has been owned by members of the same family to the present.
Erected 1996 by The National Society of The Colonial Dames of America in the State of Tennessee, Memphis Committee.
Marker series. This marker is included in the National Society of Colonial Dames of America marker series.
Location. 35° 8.321′ N, 90° 2.63′ W. Marker is in Memphis, Tennessee, in Shelby County. Marker is on Beale Street 0.2 miles east of South Lauderdale Street, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 533 Beale Street, Memphis TN 38103, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. George W. Lee (a few steps from this marker); It was a Struggle for Freedom For Dignity and For Equality The Commercial Appeal / Publishing Locations (about 700 feet away); First Baptist Church / Mt. Olive CME Church (about 700 feet away); Universal Life Insurance Building/Universal Life Insurance Company (approx. 0.2 miles away); The First Railroad in West Tennessee (approx. 0.2 miles away); Phi Beta Sigma/Abram Langston Taylor (approx. 0.2 miles away); Mary Church Terrell (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Memphis.
Categories. • African Americans • War, US Civil •
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