Memphis in Shelby County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
Birthplace of Aretha Franklin
Erected 2017 by The City of Memphis.
Location. 35° 6.848′ N, 90° 2.925′ W. Marker is in Memphis, Tennessee, in Shelby County. Marker is at the intersection of Lucy Street, on the left when traveling east on Lucy Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 402 Lucy Avenue, Memphis TN 38106, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Willie Mitchell's Royal Studios (approx. 0.4 miles away); Mason Temple (approx. half a mile away); Bishop Charles Harrison Mason (approx. half a mile away); Dr. Joseph Edison Walker (approx. 0.7 miles away); People's Grocery The University of West Tennessee (approx. 0.7 miles away); Forrest's Artillery Positions (approx. ¾ mile away); Second Congregational Church (approx. 0.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Memphis.
Also see . . .
1. Memphis Officials to Help Save Aretha Franklin's Birthplace. (Submitted on August 3, 2017, by Steve Masler of Memphis, Tennessee.)
2. Memphis Heritage Stabilizes Aretha Franklin Home in "Guerilla Preservation" Action. (Submitted on August 3, 2017, by Steve Masler of Memphis, Tennessee.)
Categories. • African Americans • Arts, Letters, Music • Churches & Religion • Entertainment •
Credits. This page was last revised on August 5, 2017. This page originally submitted on August 3, 2017, by Steve Masler of Memphis, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 371 times since then and 268 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on August 3, 2017, by Steve Masler of Memphis, Tennessee. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.