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Fargason Fields

 
 
Fargason Fields Marker image. Click for full size.
By Steve Masler, March 25, 2017
1. Fargason Fields Marker
Inscription.
Welcome to Fargason Fields.
Conveyed to the college in 1922
by John T. Fargason and his sister
Mary Fargason Falls,
in memory of their father
J.T. Fargason. Fargason Fields
encompasses 15 acres on the
north side of the campus. Originally
the Fargason family dairy farm,
today it includes Crain Field,
Dunavant Tennis Complex,
Jerden Field, Mason Field,
Soloman Field, Stauffer Field
at Irwin Lainoff Stadium
and Winston Wolfe
Track and Field Complex.

 
Location. 35° 9.422′ N, 89° 59.414′ W. Marker is in Memphis, Tennessee, in Shelby County. Marker is at the intersection of North Lane and Lyndale Avenue, on the left when traveling north on North Lane. Touch for map. Marker is on the Campus of Rhodes College. Marker is at or near this postal address: 2000 North Pkwy, Memphis TN 38122, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Southwestern Alumni World War II Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); William Neely Mallory
Fargason Fields Marker image. Click for full size.
By Steve Masler, March 25, 2017
2. Fargason Fields Marker
(within shouting distance of this marker); Tennessee Williams Play (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); Rhodes College (approx. 0.3 miles away); Memphis Belle (approx. 0.7 miles away); Overton Park (approx. 0.8 miles away); The Memphis 13 / Springdale Elementary School (approx. 0.8 miles away); The Overton Park Shell/The Levitt Shell At Overton Park (approx. 0.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Memphis.
 
Related marker. Click here for another marker that is related to this marker. Rhodes College
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on March 27, 2017. This page originally submitted on March 27, 2017, by Steve Masler of Memphis, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 214 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on March 27, 2017, by Steve Masler of Memphis, Tennessee. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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