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Paris in Henry County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
 

Edwin Wiley Grove

1850-1927

 
 
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By Karen Emerson-McPeak, October 15, 2017
1. Edwin Wiley Grove Marker
Inscription. Born in Hardeman County, E.W. Grove came to Paris, Tennessee, in 1874 as a pharmacist. He developed in 1878 Grove’s Tasteless Chill Tonic, which was sold worldwide through the Paris Medicine Company, as a malaria treatment and preventative. By 1891, Grove moved his company to St. Louis, marketing some of the first cold tablets, Grove’s Bromo Quinine. He built Grove Park Inn and Grove Arcade in Asheville, North Carolina. After many business and philanthropic ventures in the South, Grove died in his Battery Park Hotel in Asheville. He was buried in the Paris City Cemetery.
 
Erected by Tennessee Historical Commission. (Marker Number 4A 49.)
 
Location. 36° 18.197′ N, 88° 19.397′ W. Marker is in Paris, Tennessee, in Henry County. Marker can be reached from East Ruff Street east of North Brewer Street, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Located in the Paris City Cemetery. Marker is in this post office area: Paris TN 38242, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. James Davis Porter (a few steps from this marker); Slave (within shouting distance of this marker); John Wesley Crockett (within
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By Karen Emerson-McPeak, October 15, 2017
2. Edwin Wiley Grove Marker
shouting distance of this marker); John DeWitt Clinton Atkins (within shouting distance of this marker); Confederate Soldiers (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); Henry County Courthouse / Henry County (about 800 feet away); Battle of Paris (approx. 1.6 miles away); Camp Tyson (approx. 6.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Paris.
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on October 16, 2017. This page originally submitted on October 15, 2017, by Karen Emerson-McPeak of Triune, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 65 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on October 15, 2017, by Karen Emerson-McPeak of Triune, Tennessee. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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