Memphis in Shelby County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
Erected 1999 by Shelby County Historical Commission and Catholic Diocese of Memphis.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Cemeteries & Burial Sites • Charity & Public Work • Churches & Religion. A significant historical year for this entry is 1867.
Location. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1663 Elvis Presley Boulevard, Memphis TN 38106, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. G. P. Hamilton (approx. 0.4 miles away); Chew C. Sawyer (approx. 0.6 miles away); Zion Cemetery (approx. 0.6 miles away); Thomas Moss ~ Calvin McDowell ~ William Henry Stewart (approx. 0.6 miles away); Tennessee Williams Play (approx. 1.1 miles away); Forrest's Artillery Positions (approx. 1.2 miles away); Stax Recording Studios (approx. 1.2 miles away); The Memphis 13/Rozelle Elementary School (approx. 1.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Memphis.
Also see . . . Find a A Grave Link. (Submitted on July 30, 2015, by Steve Masler of Memphis, Tennessee.)
1. Louis Peo Chiozza
One of the nearly famous burials at Calvary is the grave of Louis Peo Chiozza who played major league baseball. "An Infielder, he became the first player to ever bat in a major league night game when he came to the plate for the Phillies against the Reds on May 24, 1935. He eventually grounded out to Cincinatti shortstop Billy Myers." Find A Grave
— Submitted July 30, 2015, by Steve Masler of Memphis, Tennessee.
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