Memphis in Shelby County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
1912 - 1991
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: African Americans • Charity & Public Work • Entertainment • Roads & Vehicles. In addition, it is included in the Tennessee Historical Commission series list.
Location. 35° 8.416′ N, 90° 3.262′ W. Marker is in Memphis, Tennessee, in Shelby County. Marker is on Beale Street just east of South November 6th Street, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 182 Beale St, 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. Schools For Freedmen (within shouting distance of this marker); The Grand Opera House / The New Orpheum Theatre (within shouting distance of this marker); Beale Street #2 (within shouting distance of this marker); Beale Street #1 (within shouting distance of this marker); Lansky Brothers (within shouting distance of this marker); Benjamin Franklin Booth (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Beale Street #3 (about 500 feet away); Beale Street #4 (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Memphis.
Credits. This page was last revised on August 5, 2020. It was originally submitted on August 5, 2020, by Curtis Wise of Jackson, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 96 times since then and 23 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on August 5, 2020, by Curtis Wise of Jackson, Tennessee. • Devry Becker Jones was the editor who published this page.