Memphis in Shelby County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
George W. Lee
1894 - 1976
Erected by Tennessee Historical Commission. (Marker Number 4E 144.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: African Americans • Government & Politics • War, World I. In addition, it is included in the Tennessee Historical Commission series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1952.
Location. 35° 8.331′ N, 90° 2.638′ W. Marker is in Memphis, Tennessee, in Shelby County. Marker is on Beale Street, Ό mile west of Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 512 Beale Street, 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. The Hunt-Phelan Home (a few steps from this marker); It was a Struggle for Freedom For Dignity and For Equality (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Blair T. Hunt, Sr. / Blair T. Hunt, Jr. (about 500 feet away); The Commercial Appeal / Publishing Locations (about 800 feet away); First Baptist Church / Mt. Olive CME Church (approx. 0.2 miles away); Universal Life Insurance Building / Universal Life Insurance Company (approx. 0.2 miles away); The First Railroad in West Tennessee (approx. 0.2 miles away); Phi Beta Sigma/Abram Langston Taylor (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Memphis.
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on May 20, 2012, by Ken Smith of Milan, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 477 times since then and 9 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on May 20, 2012, by Ken Smith of Milan, Tennessee. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.