Downtown Memphis in Shelby County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
Erected by Tennessee Historical Commission. (Marker Number 4E 33.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Heroes • Railroads & Streetcars. In addition, it is included in the Tennessee Historical Commission series list. A significant historical date for this entry is April 29, 1900.
Location. 35° 9.045′ N, 90° 3.135′ W. Marker is in Memphis, Tennessee, in Shelby County. It is in Downtown Memphis. Marker is at the intersection of Front Street and Poplar Avenue, on the right when traveling south on Front Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: 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. Congregation B'Nai Israel (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Josiah T. Settle Civil War in Tennessee (approx. 0.2 miles away); Hotel Claridge (approx. 0.2 miles away); U.S. Supreme Court Rules On Overton Park and I-40 (approx. 0.2 miles away); Market Square (approx. 0.2 miles away); First Court House, First Newspaper (approx. 0.2 miles away); Shelby County Archives and Hall of Records / Former Criminal Courts Building (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Memphis.
Also see . . . Casey Jones Songs. (Submitted on April 3, 2008.)
Credits. This page was last revised on February 7, 2023. It was originally submitted on April 3, 2008, by Thomas S Parker of Memphis, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 1,740 times since then and 140 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on April 3, 2008, by Thomas S Parker of Memphis, Tennessee. 3. submitted on May 23, 2012, by Ken Smith of Milan, Tennessee. • J. J. Prats was the editor who published this page.