Memphis in Shelby County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
St. John Baptist Church
Erected by Tennessee Historical Commission. (Marker Number 4E 184.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: African Americans • Churches & Religion • Communications • Education. In addition, it is included in the Tennessee Historical Commission series list.
Location. 35° 8.067′ N, 90° 2.413′ Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 640 Vance Ave, 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. Owen College (within shouting distance of this marker); The Mount Nebo Baptist Church (approx. 0.2 miles away); First Baptist Church / Mt. Olive CME Church (approx. ¼ mile away); The Commercial Appeal / Publishing Locations (approx. 0.3 miles away); Elvis Presley and Sun Records / Sun Records (approx. 0.4 miles away); The Hunt-Phelan Home (approx. 0.4 miles away); Universal Life Insurance Building / Universal Life Insurance Company (approx. 0.4 miles away); The First Railroad in West Tennessee (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Memphis.
Credits. This page was last revised on January 6, 2021. It was originally submitted on January 5, 2021, by Curtis Wise of Jackson, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 39 times since then. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on January 5, 2021, by Curtis Wise of Jackson, Tennessee. • Devry Becker Jones was the editor who published this page.
Editor’s want-list for this marker. A photo of the church building. • Can you help?