Memphis in Shelby County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
Nat D. Williams
Erected by Tennessee Historical Commission. (Marker Number 4E 104.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: African Americans • Communications • Education • Entertainment. In addition, it is included in the Tennessee Historical Commission series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1948.
Location. 35° 8.367′ N, 90° 3.024′ W. Marker is in Memphis, Tennessee, in Shelby County. Marker is on Beale Street, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: 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. Rufus Thomas, Jr. (a few steps from this marker); George JacksonThe Gillis Brothers (a few steps from this marker); Pee Wee Saloon (within shouting distance of this marker); Chop Suey Café / Chinese Merchants on Beale Street (within shouting distance of this marker); Ida B. Wells (within shouting distance of this marker); Beale Street Historic District (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Memphis Home of W.C. Handy (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Memphis.
Also see . . . Rock Radio Scrapbook: Nat D. Willliams - Radio's Jackie Robinson. (Submitted on November 22, 2008, by R. E. Smith of Nashville, Tennessee.)
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