“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
Memphis in Shelby County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)

Heiskell Farm

Heiskell Farm Marker image. Click for full size.
September 1, 2015
1. Heiskell Farm Marker
From Memphis Historical Markers by Andrew N. Bishop
Inscription. Joseph B. Heiskell obtained a farm surrounding this location about 1867. He was Chairman of Code Commission of 1858 establishing the first official Code of Tennessee, member of the First Confederate Congress 1862, member of Convention of 1870 creating present Tennessee Constitution, served as Attorney General of State 1870-1878. Died March 7, 1913, at his home called "Rebel's Rest", located across Lamar at S.E. Corner Cooper St.
Erected by West Tennessee Historical Society and Cooper-Parkway Homeowners Association.
Location. Marker has been reported missing. It was located near 35° 6.616′ N, 89° 59.531′ W. Marker was in Memphis, Tennessee, in Shelby County. Marker could be reached from Cooper Street. Touch for map. This marker is missing. Marker was in this post office area: Memphis TN 38114, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this location, measured as the crow flies. Johnny Cash's First Performance / Johnny Cash and Tennessee Two (approx. half a mile away); Tennessee Williams Play (approx. 0.6 miles away); John B. Weatherall (approx. 0.7 miles away); Zippin Pippin / Libertyland (approx. 0.8 miles away); Orange Mound (approx. 0.9 miles away); Mt. Moriah Baptist Church (approx. one mile away); The Memphis 13/Rozelle Elementary School (approx. 1.1 miles away); The Hiker (approx. 1.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Memphis.
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on September 1, 2015, by Steve Masler of Memphis, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 246 times since then and 64 times this year. Photo   1. submitted on September 1, 2015, by Steve Masler of Memphis, Tennessee. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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