Memphis in Shelby County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
Erected by Tennessee Historical Commission. (Marker Number 4E 106.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the Tennessee Historical Commission marker series.
Location. 35° 7.163′ N, 90° 2.316′ W. Marker is in Memphis, Tennessee, in Shelby County. Marker is at the intersection of Mississippi Boulevard and Walker Avenue, on the right when traveling north on Mississippi Boulevard. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1026 Mississippi Boulevard, Memphis TN 38126, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Second Congregational Church (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); Benjamin Albert Imes (about 700 feet away); Hollis Freeman Price, Sr. Edward Shaw (approx. 0.2 miles away); Dr. Joseph Edison Walker (approx. 0.2 miles away); The University of West Tennessee (approx. 0.3 miles away); Stax Recording Studios (approx. half a mile away); Forrest's Artillery Positions (approx. half a mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Memphis.
Also see . . .
1. Wikipedia article on the People's Grocery. (Submitted on April 14, 2018, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
2. Historic Memphis on the People's Grocery. (Submitted on April 14, 2018, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
Categories. • African Americans • Civil Rights • Notable Events •
Credits. This page was last revised on April 14, 2018. This page originally submitted on April 14, 2018, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 77 times since then and 4 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on April 14, 2018, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.