Memphis in Shelby County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
Dr. Joseph Edison Walker
Erected by Tennessee Historical Commission. (Marker Number 4E 143.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the Tennessee Historical Commission marker series.
Location. 35° 7′ N, 90° 2.253′ W. Marker is in Memphis, Tennessee, in Shelby County. Marker is at the intersection of Mississippi Boulevard and Edith Avenue, on the right when traveling south on Mississippi Boulevard. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: Mississippi Boulevard, Memphis TN 38126, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The University of West Tennessee (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); People's Grocery (approx. 0.2 miles away); Edward Shaw (approx. 0.2 miles away); Second Congregational Church (approx. 0.2 miles away); Benjamin Albert Imes (approx. 0.2 miles away); Hollis Freeman Price, Sr. (approx. 0.2 miles away); Forrest's Artillery Positions (approx. 0.3 miles away); Stax Recording Studios (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Memphis.
Also see . . . Wikipedia article on Joseph Edison Walker. (Submitted on April 14, 2018, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
Categories. • African Americans • Notable Persons •
Credits. This page was last revised on August 27, 2018. This page originally submitted on April 14, 2018, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 68 times since then. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on April 14, 2018, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. 4. submitted on August 27, 2018, by Steve Masler of Memphis, Tennessee.