Memphis in Shelby County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
Dr. Joseph Edison Walker
Erected by Tennessee Historical Commission. (Marker Number 4E 143.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: African Americans • Industry & Commerce • Science & Medicine. In addition, it is included in the Former U.S. Presidents: #33 Harry S. Truman, and the Tennessee Historical Commission series lists. A significant historical year for this entry is 1923.
Location. 35° 7′ N, 90° 2.253′ W. Marker is in Memphis, Tennessee, in Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: Mississippi Boulevard, Memphis TN 38126, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Robert Karriem (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); The University of West Tennessee (about 600 feet away); The 1960 Memphis Sit-In Movement (approx. 0.2 miles away); People's Grocery (approx. 0.2 miles away); Edward Shaw (approx. 0.2 miles away); Second Congregational Church (approx. 0.2 miles away); Benjamin Albert Imes (approx. 0.2 miles away); Hollis Freeman Price, Sr. (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Memphis.
Also see . . . Wikipedia article on Joseph Edison Walker. (Submitted on April 14, 2018, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
Credits. This page was last revised on December 17, 2019. It was originally submitted on April 14, 2018, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 312 times since then and 72 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on April 14, 2018, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. 4. submitted on August 27, 2018, by Steve Masler of Memphis, Tennessee.