Chattanooga in Hamilton County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: African Americans • Parks & Recreational Areas • Sports. A significant historical date for this entry is April 12, 1918.
Location. 35° 2.925′ N, 85° 17.236′ W. Marker is in Chattanooga, Tennessee, in Hamilton County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of Central Avenue and Blackford Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1100 Cleveland Ave, Chattanooga TN 37403, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Joe Engel (approx. Ό mile away); Chattanooga Baseball — Engel Stadium (approx. 0.3 miles away); Chattanooga Baseball — Lincoln Park (approx. 0.3 miles away); Chattanooga Baseball — Negro League Baseball (approx. 0.4 miles away); Chattanooga Baseball — Joe EngelThe Steele Home for Needy Children (approx. 0.4 miles away); S.W. Angle of Fort Wood (approx. 0.4 miles away); Chattanooga Baseball — Jackie Mitchell (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Chattanooga.
More about this marker.
Lincoln Park Beautification Donated By:
BHY Concrete Electric Power Board of Chatt. Erlanger Medical Center Franklin Associates Architects Mountain City Electric Pro Lawn Garden Center South Central Bell West Graphics
Also see . . . Research Report: Lincoln Park in Chattanooga, Tennessee (PDF). By Sarah Calise, December 9, 2015. (Submitted on July 28, 2020, by Duane Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee.)
Additional keywords. Negro leagues, baseball, segregation, Jim Crow south
Credits. This page was last revised on July 28, 2020. It was originally submitted on July 28, 2020, by Duane Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 43 times since then and 5 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on July 28, 2020, by Duane Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee. • Devry Becker Jones was the editor who published this page.