Memphis in Shelby County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
Benjamin Albert Imes
Erected by Tennessee Historical Commission. (Marker Number 4E 100.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: African Americans • Churches & Religion • Civil Rights. In addition, it is included in the Tennessee Historical Commission series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1880.
Location. 35° 7.173′ N, 90° 2.177′ W. Marker is in Memphis, Tennessee, in Shelby County. Marker is at the intersection of Walker Avenue and Porter Street, on the left when traveling east on Walker Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 762 Walker Avenue, Memphis TN 38126, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are Second Congregational Church (here, next to this marker); Hollis Freeman Price, Sr. (a few steps from this marker); Edward Shaw (within shouting distance of this marker); Steele Hall (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); The 1960 Memphis Sit-In Movement (about 400 feet away); People's Grocery (about 700 feet away); LeMoyne Owen College (about 700 feet away); LeMoyne-Owen College (about 800 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Memphis.
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on June 16, 2015, by Steve Masler of Memphis, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 341 times since then and 21 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on June 16, 2015, by Steve Masler of Memphis, Tennessee. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.