Memphis in Shelby County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
Let Freedom Ring
A generous grant from The Financial Group and National Garden Clubs, Inc. Allowed Kennedy View Garden Club, a member of Tennessee Federation of Garden Clubs, Inc., District 1, to do the project in the years 2005-2007
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Settlements & Settlers. In addition, it is included in the Former U.S. Presidents: #02 John Adams, and the Former U.S. Presidents: #18 Ulysses S. Grant series lists. A significant historical year for this entry is 1798.
Location. 35° 8.848′ N, 90° 2.891′ W. Marker is in Memphis, Tennessee, in Shelby County. Marker is on Madison Ave. just west of B.B. King (Tennessee Route 14), on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 198 Adams Ave, Memphis, TN 38103, Memphis TN 38103, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Eugene Magevney (a few steps from this marker); 1862 Post Office (within shouting distance of this marker); Forrest's Early Home (within shouting distance of this marker); St. Peter Catholic Church (within shouting distance of this marker); Forrest and the Memphis Slave Trade (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); The First Lee House (about 400 feet away); Statuary at the Shelby County Courthouse (about 400 feet away); Shelby County Courthouse (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Memphis.
Credits. This page was last revised on April 6, 2018. It was originally submitted on April 4, 2018, by Steve Masler of Memphis, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 148 times since then and 4 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on April 4, 2018, by Steve Masler of Memphis, Tennessee. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.