Collierville in Shelby County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
Joseph A. Campbell House
Joseph A. Campbell
House – 1876
of Historic Places
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Architecture. A significant historical year for this entry is 1876.
Location. 35° 2.351′ N, 89° 39.971′ W. Marker is in Collierville, Tennessee, in Shelby County. Marker is at the intersection of West South Street and South Center Street, on the right when traveling west on West South Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 215 S Center St, Collierville TN 38017, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Ridge of the attack (a few steps from this marker); The Original Depot (approx. 0.2 miles away); Memphis & Charleston Railroad (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Battle of Collierville (approx. 0.2 miles away); Collierville United Methodist Church (approx. 0.2 miles away); Collierville, Tenn. (approx. ¼ mile away); a different marker also named Battle of Collierville (approx. ¼ mile away); The Wigfall Grays (approx. ¼ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Collierville.
Regarding Joseph A. Campbell House. Excerpt from the National Register nomination:
While the Campbell House possesses all of the characteristics of a Queen Anne cottage form in its exterior appearance, it is possible that at least a portion of the existing structure appears to have been built in ca. 1876 for George Blair, a local merchant. If so, the structure built for Blair likely took the appearance of the traditional L-plan, central hall farm house common to West Tennessee. Blair owned the property from 1876 to 1898, then sold the property and moved to Coahoma, Mississippi in retirement.
As the structure exists today, the alterations to the property that occurred in ca. 1898-1899 under the ownership of J. A. Campbell completely overshadow the earlier construction period. …
Credits. This page was last revised on June 28, 2022. It was originally submitted on June 27, 2022, by Duane and Tracy Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 83 times since then and 34 times this year. Photos: 1. submitted on June 27, 2022, by Duane and Tracy Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee. 2. submitted on June 28, 2022, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York. 3. submitted on June 27, 2022, by Duane and Tracy Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee.