Memphis in Shelby County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
The Sultana Disaster
Erected by Tennessee Historical Commission. (Marker Number 4E 93.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Disasters • Notable Events • War, US Civil • Waterways & Vessels. In addition, it is included in the Tennessee Historical Commission series list.
Location. 35° 8.822′ N, 90° 3.337′ W. Marker is in Memphis, Tennessee, in Shelby County. Marker can be reached from Riverside Drive south of Jefferson Avenue, on the right when traveling south. Located Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 40 Riverside Drive, 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. Cobblestone Landing (a few steps from this marker); Mississippi River Park (within shouting distance of this marker); Mud Island (within shouting distance of this marker); Fort Adams, Mississippi/Old River Control Structure/Homochitto Cutoff (within shouting distance of this marker); Confederate Park (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Naval Battle of Memphis, 1862 (about 400 feet away); Confederate History of Memphis (about 400 feet away); Memphis and Shelby County Medical Society (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Memphis.
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Also see . . . Wikipedia article on the Sultana. (Submitted on April 15, 2018, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
Credits. This page was last revised on May 27, 2018. It was originally submitted on April 14, 2018, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 212 times since then and 47 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on April 14, 2018, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.