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Memphis in Shelby County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
 

Rose Garden

Memphis National Cemetery

 
 
Rose Garden Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, July 10, 2010
1. Rose Garden Marker
Inscription. This rose garden is dedicated to the memory and honor of all veterans. Through the generosity of the local districts of the Veterans of Foreign Wars, the Tipton County Veterans Council, the Junior League Garden Club, the Memphis Rose Society, the Dixie Rose Club, Jackson and Perkins Roses, and Dan West Garden Centers. The rose is “knockout”, a shrub rose known for its strength and endurance
May 2005

 
Erected 2005.
 
Location. 35° 10.443′ N, 89° 56.444′ W. Marker is in Memphis, Tennessee, in Shelby County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of Townes Avenue and Jackson Avenue (Tennessee Route 14), on the left when traveling south. Touch for map. Located in the Memphis National Cemetery, Section B. Marker is at or near this postal address: 3568 Townes Avenue, Memphis TN 38122, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Memphis National Cemetery (within shouting distance of this marker); Illinois Monument (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Eastland Presbyterian Church (approx. 0.4 miles away); The Memphis 13 / Springdale Elementary School
James H. Robinson image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, July 10, 2010
2. James H. Robinson
Medal of Honor
Co B
3 Mich Cavalry
Jul 26 1864
(approx. 2.2 miles away); Raleigh Cemetery (approx. 2.4 miles away); Overton Park (approx. 3 miles away); Southwestern Alumni World War II Memorial (approx. 3 miles away); Fargason Fields (approx. 3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Memphis.
 
Categories. Cemeteries & Burial SitesHorticulture & Forestry
 
Memphis National Cemetery image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, July 10, 2010
3. Memphis National Cemetery
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 28, 2017. This page originally submitted on December 13, 2012, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. This page has been viewed 255 times since then and 47 times this year. Last updated on August 26, 2017, by Steve Masler of Memphis, Tennessee. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on December 13, 2012, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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