Union City in Obion County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
President of the United States of America, served two terms from 1981-1989
During his inaugural speech, he called for an era of national renewal and hoped that America would again be 'A beacon of hope for those who do not have freedom.'
He made history in 1981 by appointing Sandra Day O'Connor as the first woman to the U. S. Supreme Court.
During his presidency, Ronald Reagan cut taxes, increased defense spending, negotiated a nuclear arms reduction agreement with the Soviet Union, and is credited with helping to bring a quicker end to the Cold War.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Industry & Commerce • Peace • War, Cold • Women. In addition, it is included in the Former U.S. Presidents: #40 Ronald Reagan series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1981.
Location. 36° 26.202′ N, 89° 4.203′ W. Marker is in Union City, Tennessee, in Obion County. Marker is on Graham Drive. Marker is in Freedom Square in Discovery Park America. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 210-260 Graham Dr, Union City TN 38261, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within Prometheus (here, next to this marker); Hobbs Drug Store (here, next to this marker); Ayn Rand 1905-1982 (here, next to this marker); The Confederate States of America (a few steps from this marker); The United States of America (a few steps from this marker); Liberty Hall (a few steps from this marker); The Barber Shop (a few steps from this marker); Thomas Jefferson (a few steps from this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Union City.
Also see . . . Ronald Reagan. February 6, 1911 – June 5, 2004) was an American politician and actor who served as the 40th President of the United States from 1981 to 1989. Before his presidency, he was the 33rd Governor of California, from 1967 to 1975, after a career as a Hollywood actor and union leader. (Submitted on July 24, 2017, by Sandra Hughes Tidwell of Killen, Alabama, USA.)
Credits. This page was last revised on December 17, 2019. It was originally submitted on July 24, 2017, by Sandra Hughes Tidwell of Killen, Alabama, USA. This page has been viewed 189 times since then and 15 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on July 24, 2017, by Sandra Hughes Tidwell of Killen, Alabama, USA. 4. submitted on September 1, 2017, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.