Memphis in Shelby County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
The Hunt-Phelan Home
Construction of the house started in 1828 and was completed in 1832. It has been owned by members of the same family to the present.
Erected 1996 by The National Society of The Colonial Dames of America in the State of Tennessee, Memphis Committee.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: African Americans • War, US Civil. In addition, it is included in the Former U.S. Presidents: #18 Ulysses S. Grant, and the The Colonial Dames of America, National Society of series lists. A significant historical year for this entry is 1828.
Location. 35° 8.321′ N, 90° 2.63′ W. Marker is in Memphis, Tennessee, in Shelby County. Marker is on Beale Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 533 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. George W. Lee (a few steps from this marker); Blair T. Hunt, Sr. / Blair T. Hunt, Jr. (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); It was a Struggle for Freedom For Dignity and For Equality (about 500 feet away); The Commercial Appeal / Publishing Locations (about 700 feet away); First Baptist Church / Mt. Olive CME Church (about 700 feet 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 696 times since then and 50 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on May 20, 2012, by Ken Smith of Milan, Tennessee. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.